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"In the Turn" Film Discussion

Mar31

Date:
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Time:
12:00pm–1:15pm

Location:
Online

Join the Hawkeye Pride Org in viewing and discussing the documentary film In the Turn in recognition of Transgender Day of Visibility. Please view the film on your own ahead of the discussion by logging in with your Hawkeye credentials.

Join the Film Discussion on Zoom

About the Film

This award-winning documentary follows Crystal, a 10-year-old transgender girl growing up in rural Canada, as she navigates the difficult and complicated world that surrounds her. Tormented at school by teachers and peers alike, she faces daily assaults in the form of insults and physical altercations. The pain she endures at school takes a toll on not only her self-esteem, but also on the emotional stability of her family.

After being denied the right to join local athletics teams due to her gender, Crystal and her mom serendipitously discover the Vagine Regime, an international queer collective of roller derby players comprised of people of all shapes, sizes, backgrounds and identities. The Vagine Regime not only accepts Crystal, but actively supports her journey.

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  1. diversity & inclusion
  2. hawkeye pride org
  3. students
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