Saturday, January 28, 1:45 pm, The Venue

Handsome and Majestic

Handsome and Majestic

  • Jeff Petry & Nathan Drillot
  • 12 minutes
  • 2015
  • Canada
  • Saturday, January 28, 1:45 pm, The Venue
Sponsored by Emmanuel United Church; Peterborough-Kawartha NDP; Rainbow Service Organization (R.S.O.); Rainbow Youth at PARN 

Audience Choice Winner for Best Short, Queer North Film Festival 2016; Best Short Doc, North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 2016; Best Trans Short, Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2016

Transgender teen Milan – a role model for his community of Prince George, B.C.

With the loving support of his family, Milan Halikowski chooses to stay in his home town of Prince George, B.C., where he faces discrimination and abuse from his peers and teachers at his school. In the end he becomes an advocate for other trans youth in his community and beyond.

Post-Film Discussion at the Venue

Come to listen or share your voice as we tell our stories of trans resiliency, and hear from community advocates.
Facilitated anya gwynne of the Rainbow Youth program at PARN and Drew Whatman of Gender Journeys.