my body is a place, just like any other

26 mins
2021
English Canada

 

 

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

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Peter Totten (they/she) is an Emmy Award-Winning filmmaker and video artist currently based in Toronto, Ontario. Their work has been screened in galleries and festivals in Asia, Europe, and North America. Peter’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.

Peter Totten