After watching the documentary, what have I learned???- Transsexual cant find a jobs easily because of prejudice- That transsexuals don’t feel full field until they do the surgery to change their gender or the way they look.- They feel isolated and judged by the society because they don’t follow the stereotype- They wish they could be accepted as a normal person.- They also have to learn to leave with this changing of life. She went to an interview and she didnt get the job because she was a transsexual.This is how they feel part of the society
This documentary went on The journey makesChannel 4 Tue 29 Nov, 10PM. them realise their true By the time we can see identities clearly that it targets youngadults because it deals with a subject that can create prejudice. Transsexual Summer reflects the Next Episode: Mon 12 same topic that we’ll want to Dec, 11.45PM on Channel 4 explore in our production. So we are definitely sure This documentary portrays well the LGBT community because as you can see they became a family, they found strength on one another.
o EastEnders is a British television soap opera, first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 19 February 1985 and continuing to today. Even though the TV show is made, it seems to be a daily life of some people which makes realistic to us. This is called hyper-reality when something is not real but we are so immersed into it that we have the impression that is something real. This soap opera shows very well homosexuality, and in this case homosexuality is portrayed as an open subject.
o The film is a dramatization of the real-life story of Brandon Teena, a transgender man played by Hilary Swank, who pursues a relationship with a young woman, played by Chloë Sevigny, and is beaten, raped and murdered by his male acquaintances after they discover he is anatomically female.o The picture explores the themes of freedom, courage, identity and Boys Dont Cry is a empowerment. The film was distributed 1999 American by Fox Searchlight Pictures and was independent romantic released theatrically in October 1999. drama film. Directed by Kimberly Peirce and co-written by Andy Bienen
o In EastEnders the relationship between the characters are accepted well, the media portrays some difficulties they have, but they also show that they are normal people, and on my documentary I want to show that people that are LGBT are human just like us.o On the film Boys don’t cry the main character explore different struggles, which shows us that is not easy to make this choice, so what inspired me was that the can focus on changing the way people look at the LGBT community.o My transgender summer is a documentary that follows the life of some LGBT people. What I found interesting is that they are coming together to fight their fears, which showed me that LGBT people are connected.
o It’s a semi-reality show on ITV2o Semi –reality: "real people in modified situations, saying unscripted lines but in a structured way.“o Series 1, openly gay Harry Derbidge is introduced as the cousin of Amy Childs, one of the shows main cast members, and reappears throughout the series. Harry Derbidge
o Harry Derbidge supports Stonewall with their campaign against homophobia and equal rights for LGBT. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZpxyZI2vZ g
o A film released in September 2005, is a British – American comedy-romance film.o A newlywed bride becomes infatuated with another woman, who questions her sexual orientation, promoting a stir among the brides family and friends.o Describes the relationship between Rachel and Luce http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=DnC06mrThg4
o The film shows the struggle of being homosexual and how these girls struggle to be together.o Also, it supports the idea of accepting yourself and not being afraid, because society today still has prejudice against LGBT.
TV Drama that goes on Channel 4 at 18:30 The TV drama analyses the posture of the homosexual (gay), being emotional The TV drama also investigates the relationship and theThe TV Drama also finds out if struggle of tellingpeople are homophobic when someone about theirthey know that people are gay sexuality http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgPT4hY6npc
http://www.godhatesfags.com/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEQ uW2v6U2o&feature=related The idea of society not accepting them, especially religion This being This is very well linked to ourChildren learning to be ignorant towards this one of the mosttopic and other ones. This proves that some main topic because it gives us extremes types of an idea of what differentpeople from society are not opened to religionchange and to accept people people from different culture think about LGBT community
This is a Westboro Baptist church where they judge people, and they donot accept gay people.It is the most extreme organization against gay people Shirley Phelps-Roper, Leader - Westboro Baptist Church
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= LnFpD8urqs8 The documentary talks about how Homosexuality (LGBT community) are not accepted and sometimes they are still abused for choosing to be homosexualDifferent people giving and saying their own experience towards the topic, once again It is focused on schools and itthere is the clear acceptance of society. Are gets different people to give the LGBT community accepted by society? their own opinion
Convention Use Develop ChallengePresenter We will develop this convention by using two presenters.Voice over We will use the voiceover “ Voice of God” to help the audience understand the statisticsReal footage We will only use this convention because we want our documentary to crate a sense of realism.Past footage We will use this convention because it crates a debate, because homosexuality wasnt accepted in the past.
FORM Use Develop ChallengeFraming We will use the standard interviewing framing in order to show the serious side of the argument of the documentary.Titles We will develop the use of titles because we want to target young people (15-30)Captions Again we will develop this form because we want to show what the documentary is about, such as having the rainbow flag as captions.Music We will develop the form again as documentaries are usually more informative but in order to attract our target audience we will use up beat music.
PresenterSchool – Easy access, a quiet place to emphasise thatwe’re also considering that the topic is serious.Westfield Shopping centre – A lot of people, showsthat we’re considering different opinions.Public InterviewsCentral London (Piccadilly Circus) - Easy access todifferent genders, ethnicities, age and opinions.Soho – It is a typical place that homosexuality isshown in London. It is a social place for LGBT partiesetc.Case Studies
Interview with ExpertsLibrary – books, shows the serious side of the topicMade up office – a psychologist’s officeStatistics to support topic/issuesAny other background image, settingCamera shots (fast pace) from busy places, such as Oxford Circus.Footage of a gay pride to support opinion (small amount offootage)Psychologist OfficeGay pride Flag as background, when presenter is introducing theseries
Presentero The presenter will be Alexa Ranussi, and she will be wearing different costumes within the documentary to show both the serious/formal side of the topic and the modernism about it as well. Alexa - Everyday life Casual costume
o Interviewees1) What type of people do you want to interview from public? Why?People from a wider range of age as possible, to get different opinions and toreflect that age has an impact on your way to visualise society.2) What type of people do you want to interview for case studies? Why?It‟s very complicated to have a case study in this topic. As not many people areconfortable to talk about homosexuality and even to expose themselves in thistopic, but we will try to have a person talking about its experiences in this topic.3) What type of people do you want to interview for experts? Why?People from the LGBT‟s Community, because our documentary will reflect on theiridea to make LGBT more recognisable within society.The Stonewall Charity members which supports LGBT communityA psychology teacher from school as well, to see how psychology explains our„question‟ (Are you born gay or do you become gay?).
Presenter Costumes: Formal costume while Casual costume when talking to an expert (to interviewing different people represent the serious and getting different side of the opinions. E.g.: when filming documentary) at busy places, such as central London
LGBT Flag- We want to use as background when filmingthe presenter white introducing the documentary.