EXCLUSIVE: Transgender bodybuilders prepare for competition in teaser for documentary MAN MADE. PLUS: Interview with EP Téa Leoni and Director T Cooper.
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.
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.’
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.
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].