A documentary about the coming out of an elderly transwoman as she enters aged care

‘Becoming Colleen’ is a story of transitioning at 82,
of a love between two people that goes beyond gender,
and the joy of finding the perfect pair of shoes.

The film tells of two people whose love transcended their traditional gender roles and a small community that comes together to support a friend in pursuit of her greatest dream.

A Documentary by Ian W Thomson

 Producer, Writer & Director: Ian W Thomson / Executive Producer: Carolyn Johnson / Editor: Stephen Gamba

Winner of Best Documentary Mardi Gras Film Festival

Winner Best Film Melbourne Queer Film Festival

Winner Audience Award Screenwave International Film Festival


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