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Songs for Alexis

Elvira Lind, Denmark, 2014

74 min.DK/Documentary

A timeless love story about two American teenagers and their struggle to find both love and an individual identity in a grown-up world. Ryan is 18 and a very talented musician. Four years ago he came out as a transgender person and began the difficult transformation from girl to boy. Now Ryan has fallen head over heels in love with the beautiful and enigmatic Alexis. However, her parents' attitude towards their relationship forces Alexis to make the heartbreaking choice between her family and the man she loves.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards Library
Danish title Songs for Alexis
Other titles Songs for Alexis
Keywords , , Love, , Sex change, , USA
Director Elvira Lind
Producer Julie E. Pedersen, Anne Sofie Hansen-Skovmoes
Director of Photography Elvira Lind, Sturla Brandth Grøvlen
Appearances Alexis Ann, Ryan Cassata, Fran Cassata
Production country Denmark
Production companies Copenhagen Bombay
International sale Copenhagen Bombay Sales ApS / Refshalevej 147, 1. / 1432 København K / t +45 7242 0800 / c +45 2541 9911 / f +45 3296 1040 / copenhagenbombay.com
Danish festival release 07.11.2014, Bremen Cinema
Online release 12.10.2015
Danish rating Allowed for all

Companies

Production companies Copenhagen Bombay
With support from Det Danske Filminstitut

Instruktion

Direction Elvira Lind

Produktion

Producer Julie E. Pedersen
Producer Anne Sofie Hansen-Skovmoes
Executive producer Sarita Christensen
Line producer Signe Birkegaard Pedersen

Foto

Cinematographer Elvira Lind
Cinematographer Sturla Brandth Grøvlen

Klip

Editor Adam Nielsen
Pilot editor Christophe V. Dolcerocca

Medvirkende

Appearance Alexis Ann
Appearance Ryan Cassata
Appearance Fran Cassata

Festival screenings

Festival Festival date
Amsterdam, IDFA 2014-11-19
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2014-11-14
New York, DOC NYC Film Festival 2014-11-13
CPH:DOX 2014-11-06
Canberra International Film Festival 2014-10-23
Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival 2014-10-10
London Raindance Film Festival 2014-09-24
Reeling 2010: The 29th Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival 2014-09-18
DMZ South Korea 2014-09-01
Espoo Ciné International Film Festival 2014-08-20
San Francisco Lesbian & Gay Festival 2014-06-19
Toronto, Hot Docs Int. Documentary Festival 2014-04-24
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