Mari Walker, Lynn Chen, and Pooya Mohseni sat down with Solzy at the Movies during SXSW 2021 to discuss their new film, See You Then. Following a theatrical release from Breaking Glass Pictures in early April, See You Then is now available to watch at home on VOD. I know it’s not the premiere you wanted but how thrilled are you to premiere the film during the 2021 virtual SXSW film festival? Mari Walker: Oh,…"Mari Walker, Lynn Chen, and Pooya Mohseni talk See You Then"
See You Then is the next cinematic game-changer in terms of transgender representation both on screen and behind the camera. Imagine the Before trilogy of films but with a transgender lead in one of those roles. That’s what you’re getting in the story of this film. It’s a two-hander of a story. In hindsight, screenwriters Mari Walker and Kristen Uno would have probably set this film during the daytime. At least, that’s my understanding from…"SXSW 2021: See You Then"
In light of yet another movie with a cis male starring as a trans woman, it is more important than ever that Hollywood starts to portray transgender people in the right light. “Trans people are way underrepresented in trans stories,” says Shadi Petosky, the executive producer for Amazon’s Danger & Eggs. “We’re newsworthy, so our stories are valuable, and these cis writers and producers want to exploit that. Even Transparent had no trans writers Season…"Transgender Representation in the Media: How do we improve it?"