A Boy Named Sue (film)

A Boy Named Sue is a 2001 documentary film directed by Julie Wyman. It shows the life and transition of Theo, a transgender man who undergoes various stages of transition (including a mastectomy and hormone therapy). The protagonist is filmed extensively throughout, gives a number of interviews, and eventually settles down as a gay male. The film's title is taken from the song A Boy Named Sue.

A Boy Named Sue
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Cover of Women Make Movies release
Directed byJulie Wyman
Edited byJulie Wyman
Distributed byWomen Make Movies
Release date
  • September 28, 2001 (2001-09-28) (Canada)
Running time
58 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Distribution and receptionEdit

The film played at several festivals including the 2000 San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival and Reel Affirmations.[1][2] It was nominated for a 2004 GLAAD Media Award.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Release dates for A Boy Named Sue". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved January 3, 2008.
  2. ^ Halberstam, Judith. "A Boy Named Sue". Women Make Movies. Retrieved January 3, 2008.
  3. ^ "Awards for A Boy Named Sue". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved January 3, 2008.

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