In Full Bloom... transcending gender

1 hr 29 min | Documentary, Must See | 2015

This feature-length documentary chronicles the lives of 13 transgender and two gay actors during the production of the unprecedented stage play, Lovely Bouquet of Flowers. Behind-the-scenes, rehearsal and performance footage is interwoven with compelling personal interviews from the cast about family, inner conflicts, discrimination, coming out, surgery, hormones, sexual identity, and orientation.

The feature-length documentary, In Full Bloom, chronicles the lives of 13 transgender and two gay actors whose paths cross during the production of the unprecedented stage play, Lovely Bouquet of Flowers. Fiction becomes reality, when behind-the scenes, rehearsal and performance footage is interwoven with compelling personal interviews from the cast, dealing with family, inner conflicts, discrimination, coming out, surgery, hormones and the complexities of sexual identity and orientation. By sharing their own journeys, the actors transcend transgender by speaking to issues, such as relationships, careers and spirituality. In Full Bloom, challenges the viewer to move past stereotypes and to see the commonalities we all share as human beings.

Details

Actor
Nika Blackwell, Rosalyn Blumenstein, Hugo Braham, Jaguar Busuego, Destin Cortez, Lana Houston, Gizelle Messina, Nadia Milan, Shane Ivan Nash, Jazzmun Nichcala, Daniea Phillips, Skip Pipo, Maria Roman, Karina Samala, Simonne Simmons, Anthony Spencer, Amiyaa Wilson, Gary Wolf, Helen Wong
Director
Michael Brewer
Producer
Madeleine Liebert
Executive Producer
Michael Brewer, David Hays Gaddas, Madeleine Liebert, Jazzmun Nichcala
Composer
Douglas Edward
Editor
Michael Bohusz