Every Body

Spotlight Documentary

World Premiere

FEATURE | United States | 92 MINUTES | English |


Documentary, LGBTQIA+

In a country obsessed with gender, intersex people are often erased entirely. Sean Saifa Wall, Alicia Roth Weigel, and River Gallo are here to change that. Recounting their individual experiences with stigma, social pressure, and nonconsensual surgeries performed on them as minors, these three make the case for the much-needed rethinking of both archaic medical practices and binary ideas of gender and sex.

Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning filmmaker Julie Cohen (RGB, My Name Is Pauli Murray) allows her documentary participants to guide this intimate portrait of life in between and outside binaries and creates something wholly unique in the process. Combining personal testimony with archival footage, Cohen directly engages with our country’s transphobic history and exposes how little has evolved in the way intersex people are viewed and treated by medical professionals and society at large. However, as these three incredible individuals show in this fearless film, a better future is not only possible but near.––Cyrus Cohen

In Person

Sun June 11 - 2:30 PM

Mon June 12 - 6:30 PM
Closed Captions available, Audio Descriptions available, Amplified headsets available

Fri June 16 - 2:15 PM

*Rush Tickets available at venue except for Beacon Theatre
Rush will be offered when advanced tickets for a screening or event are no longer available at venues other than Beacon Theatre. The Rush system functions as a standby line that will form at the venue approximately one hour prior to scheduled start time. Admittance is based on availability and will begin roughly 10 minutes prior to program start time. Rush Tickets are the same price as advance tickets and are payable upon entry.


Directed by Julie Cohen

Julie Cohen
Tommy Nguyen, Molly O'Brien
Kate Phelan, Leah Anova
Amanda Yamate
Kelly Kendrick
Executive Producer
Elizabeth Fischer, Liz Cole, Andy Berg, Noah Oppenheim
Documentary Subjects
Sean Saifa Wall, Alicia Roth Weigel, River Gallo
Consulting Producer
Shana Knizhnik
Sean Saifa Wall, Alicia Roth Weigel, River Gallo


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