ACT LIKE A WOMAN
Director & Producer
A transgender actress fails to book acting gigs in Hollywood for not being a “passable” woman.
Angel Qinan is a Filipina transgender woman in search of the American dream in Hollywood. Initially migrating as a nurse, she soon realizes her true passion as an actress. But her acting career faces a detour when she realizes why no one is booking her—she looks “too transgender.”
Facing rejection from the film industry and her own mother, Angel learns self-acceptance and the importance of breaking transgender stereotypes. Hollywood is definitely more than just glitz and glamour.
Year of Production: 2018
Running Time: 14 Minutes
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