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The Screen Guide

Transsexual brothel madam Leigh Vans-Beswick won a seat on the Kalgoorlie-Boulder City Council with the slogan 'I dare to be different'. How has this remarkable woman gained such strong community support despite her unusual profession and personal history?

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Crew

Director
Sanchia Robinson
Writers
Sanchia Robinson
Producer
Melanie Byres

Cast

Leigh Vans-Beswick - Robert Hicks - Christopher Wright (aka Fanny Cracker)

Production Details

Production Completion
2000
Genre
Social contemporary
Production Company
Doubletake Productions

Sales

International Sales
Doubletake Productions

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • One World - International Human Rights Film Festival
    (2002)
  • Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival
    (2001)
  • Australian Cinematographers Society Federal Office
    (2000)