Episode 1: Trans in America: Texas Strong
An intimate portrait of Kimberly and Kai Shappley: a mother rejecting her community’s beliefs as her 7-year-old transgender daughter navigates life at school, where she’s been banned from the girls’ bathroom.
*Emmy award for Outstanding Short Documentary, 2019
Total run time: 18 minutes
Trans in America is a short verité documentary series about transgender civil rights in the United States reveal the daily impact of discrimination. It is a partnership between Little by Little Films, the ACLU, and Conde Nast’s them.
Director: Daresha Kyi
Cinematographer: Amy Bench
Editor: Jamie Boyle