‘Real Boy’– an Indie Lens Pop-Up screening and conversation

By KPCC In Person (other events)

Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:30 PM 9:00 PM

“Real Boy” is an intimate story of a family in transition. Directed by Shaleece Haas, the documentary follows 19-year-old Bennett Wallace, a transgender teen musician, as he navigates sobriety and the transitioning process. His journey is juxtaposed with that of his mother, who struggles with his decisions and is unsure of her ability to accept and support him.

KPCC In Person and PBS SoCal present a screening of “Real Boy” followed by a conversation with KPCC’s Leo Duran and filmmaker Shaleece Haas.







KPCC In Person and PBS SoCal – working in conjunction with Indie Lens Pop-Up – present documentary films as a way to seed conversations with community members who bring unique and relevant insights to the subjects covered in the films.

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