Memoir "I Rise" by Trans Author Toni Newman turned into a short film called "Heart of a Woman"

Memoir "I Rise" by trans author Toni Newman has been turned into a short film called "Heart of a Woman" filming next week and directed by Keith Holland, featuring Angelica Ross, Justin Berti and Rachel Sterling as the 3 lead actors. The film highlights the discrimination, violence and inequality transwomen of color face each day in the United States and abroad.
 
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I Rise-The Transformation of Toni Newman
I Rise-The Transformation of Toni Newman
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Aug. 17, 2016 - PRLog -- The Memoir "I Rise - The Transformation of Toni Newman" was published in 2011, and Dr. Marc Weiss, Ph.D., Former Associate Professor of Urban Development, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University, wrote the foreword to this memoir, is a best-selling author, and a former member of the Clinton administration. "I Rise" is the true story of Toni Newman's transformation from an internally conflicted male to a proud transgender woman of color. She tells a story about the trans community of color so stricken by drug abuse, sexual exploitation, explosive suicide rates, and lack of education. http://www.tonidnewman.com

"The Heart of a Woman" short film shoots August 24, 25 and 26 in Burbank, California. The original writer and executive producer is Alton Demore. The director is Keith Holland joined by cinematographer LT Chang. The 3 lead actors are Angelica Ross, Justin Berti and Rachel Sterling joined by Jason Stuart with possible appearance by Isis King. The theme of the short film is Discrimination and Inequality are wrong regardless of race, sex and gender. We are all equal. http://www.heartofawomanfilm.com

If you believe in equality for all, please support the "Heart of a Woman" short film campaign by going to: http://www.gofundme.com/heartofawoman.

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