2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Becoming Blair

Thursday, March 17
2:00PM - 3:28PM


Hashtags: #sxsw #becomingblair

The documentary tells the transition story of Blair through his eyes and the eyes of his mother. It focuses on the emotional aspects of why someone would choose to become transgender, and the effects of that decision on a family-scale.

Section: Texas Shorts Competition
Country: United States
Language: English
Year: 2015
Runtime: 13min

Director: Brianna Barsalou

Cinematographer: Carlo Nasisse

Editor: Bri Barsalou

Sound Designer: Marah Wilson

Music: Silas Acosta

Additional Credits: Additional Editing: Daniel Abramson

Principal Cast: Blair Hanner, Sue Hanner, Karl Hanner


Bri was raised in the Texas Hill Country and trekked north to study film at the University of Texas at Austin. Currently, she is living in Barcelona, Spain, where she is finishing her film degree while working on her first documentary feature, JO SOC CATALA.

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