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From This Day Forward

A documentary film about a different sort of family in small-town America

Overview

Genre
Personal Doc, Social Issues, Lifestyle, Arts, and Human Interest
Synopsis

With her own wedding just around the corner, filmmaker Sharon Shattuck returns home to examine the mystery at the heart of her upbringing: How her transgender father Trisha and her straight-identified mother Marcia stayed together against all odds. From This Day Forward is a moving portrayal of an American family coping with the most intimate of transformations.

Stage
finished
Running time
76 minutes

Credits

  • Sharon Shattuck ... Director, Producer, Writer
  • Martha Shane ... Producer, Writer
  • Frederick Shanahan ... Editor, Writer
  • Ian Cheney ... Co-Producer
  • Brooke Brewer ... Associate Producer
  • Margaret Brunyansky ... Associate Producer
  • Artemis Rising Foundation ... Executive Producer
  • Fork Films ... Executive Producer
  • Chris Bathgate ... Music

Production Details

Country
United States
Years of Production
2011-2015
Locations
United States (Michigan, NYC)
Prod. Partners
Artemis Rising Foundation, Fork Films, Independent Filmmaker Project, Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program, Sundance Institute Arcus Foundation Fund, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Frameline Completion Fund, The Lucius and Eva Eastman

Distribution Details

Release year
2015
Festivals
Full Frame, Hot Docs, AFI Docs, Frameline, DOC NYC, Traverse City Film Festival, Camden Film Festival, Berkshire International Film Festival, Outfest, Hot Springs Doc FF, Montclair FF, Sarasota International FF, Austin LGBT FF, Seattle LGBT FF, etc
Awards
North Carolina LGBT Film Fest (best trans doc)
Language
English
Subtitles
All

Photos

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