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Nathan - Free as Bird

Saturday May 2nd 2015, 5:00 pm

Miami Beach Cinematheque
1130 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Runtime: 72 Minutes

Language: In Dutch and English with English subtitles

Director: Roel Nollet

Country: Belgium 2014


Nathan Verhelst underwent euthanasia after struggling with the unbearable and incurable suffering caused by a miserable past and failed sex-change operations. Nathan felt like a freak and couldn’t find happiness as either a man or a woman. Even his loyal friends couldn’t change his mind. The film focuses on Nathan’s final week of life; documented in great detail using Nathan’s owns recordings, conversations with close friends, and news reports about Nathan’s case. Nathan – Free As A Bird is about life, death, gender, identity and the quest for being loved that connects us all.