October 22 – 24

97 MIN

Free

Screening at The Broad Theater

Trans FitCon in Atlanta is the only bodybuilding competition open to anyone who identifies as a transgender male. The film follows four men training for the competition at various stages of their transitions. Mason competed in mainstream bodybuilding until being barred from a local championship after his transgender identity was revealed. Meanwhile, in Arkansas, Kennie begins hormone therapy while he tries to maintain a relationship with his girlfriend. Man Made takes us through joys and tragedies, disappointments and small gestures of acceptance. For these men, the competition offers unprecedented inclusivity, a space where they aren’t the exception, but the celebrated standard. -KM

#ripped #inspiring #flex #tearjerker #southernmade #lgbtq

Preceded by the short film “Grandmother and Me” (7 min).

Community Partner: Flambeaux CrossFit

This screening is free thanks to the generous support of The Helis Foundation.