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Doco reveals transition's impact on a friendship

Posted in: New Zealand Daily News
By GayNZ.com Daily News staff - 7th August 2016

A new short documentary tells the story of two friends in their 50s who are in the process of redefining their friendship after one of them comes out as transgender.

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Friends with Neil for 25 years, Byron has recently come out as trans and the new documentary Same but Different explores the impact her transition is having on the pairs friendship.

At three and a half minutes long, Same but Different captures a moment of honest contemplation.

The short film is part of local filmmaking initiative Loading Docs and is directed by Neil’s wife Louise Leitch.

Loading Docs selects ten short documentary proposals that are then mentored through from development to distribution.

Watch Same but Different over on the Loading Docs website.

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