“Never say never, because you never know where you’re going to end up next”.
A lively, strong-willed transgender sex worker struggles to move from the streets and into a career as a social worker, exposing the challenging realities of having your lifelong dream conflict with your means of survival.
Lisa Rideout is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. In 2018, her CBC film "One Leg In, One Out" won Best Short Documentary at the LA and Brooklyn Film Festival. Lisa’s film "Take a Walk on the Wildside" won the 2018 Canadian Screen Award for Best Documentary Short and a Grand Prize at the Rhode Island International Film Festival. Her film, "His Nose, Her Eyes, Whose Face?" inspired by her own experience being mixed race, premiered on CBC in 2019. She is currently directing an episode of a music series for Banger Film and developing a documentary series with 90th Parallel Productions.
- 2019 Best Documentary Short, Brooklyn Film Festival
- 2018 Best Documentary Short, LA Film Festival
- 2018 Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival AWARD: Winner Grand Prize, Alternative Spirit Award (Documentary)
- 2018 Yorkton Film Festival, Nominee Best Short Non Fiction, Nominee Best Non Fiction Director
- 2019 Breakthrough Film Festival, Toronto
- 2019 Brooklyn Film Festival, Brooklyn
- 2019 Dawson City Film Festival, Dawson City
- 2019 Canadian Film Festival, Toronto
- 2018 Austin Film Festival, Austin
- 2018 LA Film Festival, LA
- 2018 Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, Official Competition, Rhode Island
- 2018 Yorkton Film Festival, Saskatchewan