director: JAY BEDWANI
75 MINutes I UNITED KINGDOM, france
Donna Personna came out as trans aged 60. Since then, she is no longer in touch with her family, who only know her as Gustavo, their younger brother.
Proud of who she has become, Donna wants to launch her career on a bigger stage… Her goal is to take her show to L.A. to make a name for herself.
She hopes to invite her family to show them who she really is.
Production: Truth Department, Films de Force Majeure
World sales: Wide Management
BFI NETWORK Horizons Development (UK), Wales Arts International Development (UK), Région Sud, CNC, Procirep-Angoa
In coproduction with: Lyon Capitale TV
Writer and director Jay Bedwani
Director of photography Jay Bedwani
Sound engineers Jay Bedwani
Editing Anne De Mo, Alice Powell
Sound Design Nick Davies
Colourist Paul Wright
Music Antoine Bédard
Producer Dewi Gregory
Coproducer Jean-Laurent Csinidis
With Donna Personna
Length 75 minutes
Visa number 153.771
Ecrans Mixtes Festival – French Premiere (France)
British Academy Film Awards – Outstanding debut longlist (England)
Frameline Film Festival – World Premiere (USA)