CANS Can't Stand

USA | 2022 | 18 min. | Matt Nadel, Megan Plotka

Unified by their opposition to Louisiana's Crime Against Nature by Solicitation (CANS) law, a community of Black trans women stand up to be seen and to enact necessary change.

  • Director: Matt Nadel, Megan Plotka
  • Principal Cast: Wendi Cooper, Milan Nicole Sherry, CANScantSTAND Activists
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2022
  • Running Time: 18 min.
  • Producer: Matt Nadel, Wendi Cooper, Big Freedia
  • Cinematographers: Nisa East
  • Editors: Will Mayo
  • Music: Jenstar Hacker
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Awards: Outfest Film Festival 2022 (Audience Award, Short Documentary), Provincetown Film Festival 2022 (Special Jury Prize)
  • Language: English
  • US Distributor: The New Yorker

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