Why Do I Feel Like A Boy?

Direction
Year
2019
Country
  • Czech Republic
Duration
26min
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In a small village in the southern Czech Highlands, the director meets with sixteen-year-old Ben to examine the issue of defining his identity in person: Ben is living in a girl’s body, but feels like a boy. With his real feelings, he flees into the online world and truly feels happy, for example, when using greenscreen technology to participate in Prague Pride. The film indirectly captures the (mis)understanding and (un)acceptance he meets with at school and his focused insight is completed by interviews conducted by the director with his mother and sister, who involuntarily embody everything that Ben hates about himself. (IDFF Ji.hlava)

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Details

  • Original title
    Proč se cítím jako kluk?
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Kateřina Turečková
  • DOP
    Tomáš Šťastný
  • Editing
    Lucie Hecht
  • Music
    Johny Poupě
  • Sound
    Pavel Jan, Juraj Mišejka
  • Duration
    26 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    2019
  • Country
    • Czech Republic
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • IDFF Ji.hlava

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