MAN FOR A DAY

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Genres:

  • Documentary

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Screen Collection

Decade:

  • 2010s

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Title: MAN FOR A DAY

Reference number: 13904

Date: 2012

Director: d. Katarina Peters

Sponsor: Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg DFFF, MEDIA Programme of the European Union and Creative Scotland

Production company: First Hand Films and Katatrina Peters Filmproduktion

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 96.47 mins

Description: Is it possible to expand one's boundaries with regard to male/female behavior through a self-conscious transformation from one gender to another? Legendary gender activist and performance artist Diane Torr teaches women in her interactive workshops to become the man of their choice. Join a 22 year old East German beauty queen; a political researcher from Munich; an Angolan single mother; and an Israeli lesbian living in Berlin when they become their male alter ego. [Synopsis taken from International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam website, https://www.idfa.nl/en/info/contact, last accessed 16/12/21]

Catalogued from secondary sources including the productions company's Vimeo, the artist's website and IMDB.

See the Diane Torr artist website for more information on the workshops, http://dianetorr.com/workshops/man-for-a-day-workshop/, [last accessed 03/11/21]

Credits: First Hand Films

Katarina Peters Filmproduktion presents

in co-production with
ZDF/ Das kleine Fernsehspirl and mediaco-op

in association with
YLE Co-productions Outi Saankoski

Funded by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg DFFF

supported by
the MEDIA