U.S., 2019, 92 min, Dir. Tania Cypriano, Not Rated, Kino Lorber


Born to Be

Now Available Virtually

"Deeply moving and humane. Born to Be distinguishes itself with its sensitive, humane portrait of the dedicated Dr. Ting, his hard-working staff (some of whom are transgender themselves), and his diverse patients who yearn merely to live in a body that reflects their inner identity." —Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter

Available Virtually November 20


Price: $12
Viewing Window: 5 days
Unlocks: Friday, November 20
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Born to Be follows the work of Dr. Jess Ting (he/him) at the groundbreaking Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery. There, for the first time ever in New York City, transgender and gender non-conforming people have access to quality transition-related care. With extraordinary access, this remarkable documentary offers an intimate look at how one doctor’s work impacts the lives of his patients as well as how his journey from renowned plastic surgeon to pioneering gender-affirming specialist has led to his own transformation.


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