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Markie in Milwaukee. 2019. USA. Directed by Matt Kliegman. 92 min.
Drawing upon 10 years of home movies, Matt Kliegman creates a heartbreaking profile in courage as midwestern evangelist Mark Wentzel, a seven-foot, 400-pound middle-aged man with the gentlest of souls, begins transitioning into a woman named Markie Ann. Shunned and mocked by her family and community and forced to confront her own demons of uncertainty and guilt, she—he—makes a decision that is difficult, lonely, and brave
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