43 minutes | Apr 13, 2016

05 Shaleece Haas, Director of REAL BOY + Chris Hedges on Satire

This week, Dennis interviews Shaleece Haas, Director of the new documentary REAL BOY (www.RealBoymovie.com). It is a film about “the coming-of-age story of Bennett Wallace, a transgender teenager on a journey to find his voice—as a musician, a friend, a son, and a man. As he navigates the ups and downs of young adulthood, he works to gain the love and support of his mother, who has deep misgivings about her child’s transition. Along the way, Bennett forges a powerful friendship with his idol, Joe Stevens, a celebrated transgender musician with his own demons to fight.” Also, as a bonus, Chris Hedges on why he thinks Steven Colbert and Jon Stewart have destroyed satire. LINKS REAL BOY website: http://www.realboymovie.com/ twitter: https://twitter.com/realboymovie facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealBoyMovie BELOW THE FOLD: Website www.btfpod.com iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/below-the-fold/id1087907540 Stitcher http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/below-the-fold RSS http://btfpod.libsyn.com/rss
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