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Sean Baker and Yance Ford, the first transgender director nominated for an Oscar, were recognized for their excellence in independent filmmaking. At St. Bart’s Church on Thursday night, Rooftop Films transformed the holy space into a place to celebrate its own religion: independent film. Over the altar, a projection of the Rooftop Films logo flickered.
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Chile’s ‘A Fantastic Woman,’ nominated for the best foreign language film, also stars trans actress Daniela Vega. Oscar nods for women and minorities drew many of the headlines in Tuesday’s nominations, but this year’s Academy Awards also mark a breakthrough for transgender filmmakers. Yance Ford, the director of the documentary Strong Island and a trans man,
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