Man Made


From surgeries and T parties to the struggles and joys of transitioning, follow four men as they prepare for Trans FitCon, the only bodybuilding competition exclusively for trans men. Glimpse the intimate relationships between these men and their partners, family, and children as they train throughout the year. This powerful documentary culminates in a triumphant gesture of acceptance and an understanding of the shared struggles among them as they take the stage and embody their true selves.

Preceded by:

Fusion One Minute Movie Contest Program Three 

Let Love Be (Dir: Rachel Leyco)

Love Roars (Dir: Oates Yinchao Wu)

Keeping Silent (Dir: Freckles the Writer, 3 min.)


SAT | July 21 | DGA 2 | 12:00 PM

Director: T Cooper

USA | 98 minutes | 2018


Director Bio:

T Cooper is the author of seven novels, one graphic novella, and a nonfiction book, three of which were bestselling titles in the U.S. and Germany. Cooper writes for television (most recently Netflix’s “The Get Down”), and he is currently (with co-writer Allison Glock-Cooper) adapting his own YA novel series “Changers” for television. His first film was the animated short The Beaufort Diaries, which he produced and adapted from his own graphic novella. Man Made is his feature directorial debut; he lives in Atlanta and New York City with his family. More info: