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Born to be / produced by Michelle Koo Hayashi ; directed by Tania Cypriano.

Cypriano, Tânia, (film director.). Maldonado, Leiomy, (on-screen participant.). Rubio, Garnet, (on-screen participant.). Ting, Jess, (on-screen participant.). Phillips, Mahogany, (on-screen participant.). Frederick, Shawn, Sr., (on-screen participant.). Kino Lorber, Inc., (publisher.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville DVD 306.768 BORN (Text) DVD 33946003491979 New Media . 2nd Floor Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch DVD 306.768 BORN (Text) DVD 39391007034901 DVD Nonfiction Checked out 04/26/2021
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DOCUMENTARY BORN (Text) DVD 39231033792603 New Audiovisual Collection Checked out 04/23/2021

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Kino Lorber, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc surface.
Originally released as a documentary film in 2020.
Formatted Contents Note:
Bonus features: Deleted scenes -- Trailer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring Leiomy Maldonado, Garnet Rubio, Jess Ting, Mahogany Phillips, Shawn Frederick, Sr.
Summary, etc.:
Follows the work of Dr. Jess Ting at the groundbreaking Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery in New York City, where all transgender and gender nonconforming people have access to quality transition-related health and surgical care. This feature-length documentary takes an intimate look at how one doctor's work impacts the lives of his patients as well as how his journey from renowned plastic surgeon to pioneering gender-affirming surgeon has led to his own transformation.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: NR.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Audio, 5.1 Surround, 2.0 Stereo.
Language Note:
English dialogue; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); closed-captioned.
Subject: Ting, Jess.
Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery (New York, N.Y.)
Gender reassignment surgery > Case studies.
Gender reassignment surgery.
Transgender people > Medical care > Case studies.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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