Healthcare Under Attack: An American Crisis

A look into the history of the American transgender community as it's targeted by transphobia and Donald Trump's ruling against Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.

  • Tomas Cortez
  • Tomas Cortez
  • Tomas Cortez
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Student, Short
  • Genres:
    Documentary, Political, Transgender, LGBTQ+, Student
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    December 11, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
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  • Student Project:
Director Biography

Tomas Daniel Cortez is a current student at Southern Illinois University – Carbondale pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Cinematography with a minor in Advertisement from Chicago, IL.
Tomas is interested in searching for new, creative ways to tell stories through his work. He is interested in covering a wide variety of topics from cultural identities to nonfiction storytelling to advertisement. Through his education, he has been able to work on a number of projects that have widened his experience in film styles.

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