Man Made

A FEATURE-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY TRACING THE VARIED LIVES OF FOUR TRANSGENDER MEN, AS THEY PREPARE TO STEP ON STAGE AT THE ONLY ALL-TRANS BODYBUILDING COMPETITION IN THE WORLD.

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

EXCLUSIVE: Transgender bodybuilders prepare for competition in teaser for documentary MAN MADE. PLUS: Interview with EP Téa Leoni and Director T Cooper.

http://ew.com/movies/2018/04/16/man-made-documentary-tea-leoni/

 

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

This fly-on-the-wall documentary following four trans bodybuilders premiered at the Atlanta Film Festival. An affecting portrait of four transgender men as they prepare for a bodybuilding competition, T Cooper's MAN MADE pushes beyond easy pieties to look at the various challenges faced by the men as well as their partners.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/man-made-film-review-2018-1105221

 

THE DAILY BEAST

Inside the World’s Only All-Trans Bodybuilding Contest

T Cooper, director of MAN MADE, which follows contestants at the Trans FitCon competition, says, ‘For some of these guys, I think bodybuilding literally saved their lives.’

https://www.thedailybeast.com/inside-the-worlds-only-all-trans-bodybuilding-contest

 

ATLANTA MAGAZINE

Atlanta hosts the world’s only transgender bodybuilding competition. A new documentary shines a light on it. Local writer T Cooper debuts his first feature-length documentary, Man Made, during the Atlanta Film Festival on Sunday.

http://www.atlantamagazine.com/news-culture-articles/atlanta-hosts-worlds-transgender-bodybuilding-competition-new-documentary-shines-light/

 

GEORGIA PUBLIC BROADCASTING

Transgender athletes train to compete in a new documentary, MAN MADE. Director T Cooper and subject Rese Weaver were live in the studio on GPB/NPR Atlanta [LISTEN]. 

http://gpbnews.org/post/transgender-athletes-train-compete-man-made