PBS Short Film Festival

The Ties That Bind

Season 2018 Episode 22 | 24m 5s | Video has closed captioning.

Rigorous in its thoughtful self-examination, this personal family portrait details director Diana Newton’s own journey toward acceptance alongside her sister Christine, a trans woman navigating the emotional and physical perils of coming out. Wrenching and eloquent, The Ties That Bind offers an inside look at living authentically amidst one Southern family’s own culture wars.

Aired: 05/04/18

Expired: 07/12/20

Rating: NR

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