I Am Skylar

Rachel Bower
2019 | 15 min
I Am Skylar is the emotionally compelling story of an articulate 14-year-old girl who is thoughtfully defining her future and the woman she is to become. Surrounded by a family and a community who show her unconditional love as she follows her personal path, Skylar faces the complexities of being a transgender girl on the cusp of puberty with refreshing honesty and unshakeable dignity.

Awards and distinctions

  • Best Short Film Award
    Common Good Film Festival, La Verne
  • Best Atlantic Short Documentary
    FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival, Halifax