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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,, 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,, [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 Programme of the European Union
the National Lottery through Creative Scotland

(c) 2012 ZDF / Katarina Peters Filmproduktion / mediaco-op

Diane Torr

Moritz G.- Workshop Assistant

Andi- Susann Schönborn
Walter- Theresa Theune
Christian- Eva-Marie Torhorst
Marco- Tal Peer
Ramos- Rosa Maria Dos Santos
Max- Inka-Charlotte Palm
Sinan- Canan Halici
Felix- Inga Königstadt
Hape- Christiane Schoemann
Karl- Frida Thurm
Dario- Chris Wagner-Baumgarten
Rhana- Liliane Sperr

Gabriele Schönborn
Henry Schönborn
Sheila Dos Santos
Sabine Wenczel-Peer
Dor Peer
Elizer Peer
Rom Weiss
Ben Meneachem
Martina Meijer
Claudia Roth

Children's Musical
with Aron, Benjamin, Dado, Josepha, Josephine, Lalia, Leonela, Melina, Monic, Syra

[Produced by
Burkhard Althoff ... commissioning editor: ZDF
Gamma Bak ... line producer
Katarina Peters ... producer
Louise Scott ... co-producerMusic by
Gudrun Gut
Jan Tilman Schade Cinematography by
Katarina Peters
Susanna Salonen
Yoliswa von Dallwitz ... (as Yoliswa Gärtig)Film Editing by
Friederike Anders
Jana Teuchert Set Decoration by
Reinhild Blaschke Costume Design by
Lucie Bates Production Management
Katrin Springer ... production managerSecond Unit Director or Assistant Director
Madeleine Senfft von Pilsach ... assistant director (as Madeleine von Taysen)Art Department
Stephan Moese ... set builderSound Department
Ansgar Frerich ... sound mixer
Ivonne Gärber ... sound recordist
Jasmin Oerters ... sound recordist
Kuen-Il Song ... sound designerCamera and Electrical Department
Axel Berger ... gaffer
Ines Thomsen ... second camera operatorEditorial Department
Magdalena Turnier ... post-production assistantLocation Management
Martin Jabs ... additional location manager]