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my body is a place, just like any other

Making her way across the deserts of North America in search of a place she can find herself reflected, Carrie muses on her identity through memories, stories, and conversations with people in the trans* community to uncover what it means to have an embodied experience in the world.

  • Petra Totten
  • Cressa Maeve Beer
    Key Cast
  • Savannah Burton
    Key Cast
  • Kem August Ersoy
    Key Cast
  • Samantha Kruger
    Key Cast
  • Kiley May
    Key Cast
  • Jack McGuire
    Key Cast
  • Robin Nash
    Key Cast
  • Rita Ushakova
    Key Cast
  • kat Zoumboulakis
    Key Cast
  • Xay De Fisher
    Key Cast
  • Alexa Ford Forester
    Key Cast
  • Rosalynne Montoya
    Key Cast
  • Emma Farnan
    Key Cast
  • Eoghan Grey
    Key Cast
  • Amanda Hergott
    Key Cast
  • Tenzin Mingyur Paldron
    Key Cast
  • Aisling Rowan
    Key Cast
  • micha cardenas
    Key Cast
  • Kit Malone
    Key Cast
  • Brie Porter
    Key Cast
  • Brie Porter
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction, LGBTQ+
  • Runtime:
    33 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 USD
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    Canada, United States
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - Ryerson University
Director Biography - Petra Totten

Petra Totten (she/her) is an Emmy Award-Winning filmmaker and video artist currently based in Toronto, Ontario. Her work has been screened in galleries and festivals in Asia, Europe, and North America. Petra's work is exploratory in nature, seeking to highlight the beauty in lived experience; utilizing the essay film form and visual anthropology to represent communities in ways grounded in care and mutual respect.

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