My Prairie Home
, the National Film Board of Canada documentary about trans musician and writer Rae Spoon, has been selected for the Sundance Film Festival.
The documentary, directed by Chelsea McMullan, debuted at the Vancouver International Film Festival in September. Rae's most recent CD is also entitled My Prairie Home
; their debut book, First Spring Grass Fire
, was a Lambda Literary Award finalist in 2013. Gender Failure
, a book collaboration with Ivan E. Coyote based on their joint stage show, will be published in April 2014.
Watch a clip of the film here
See the list of films selected for Sundance 2014 here
Read Rae's essay on their journey from the Canadian prairies to the Sundance Film Festival on Huffington Post Canada here