Cast: Jesse James Keitel, Ryan Cutrona, Travis Hammer, Alexandra Grey, Carter Ray
A trans woman mechanic lives between running her family’s garage during the day and expressing her femininity at night, until an unforeseen event threatens the balance of her compartmentalized life.
Asher Jelinsky is a Los Angeles–based director and writer originally from the San Francisco Bay Area. Jelinsky earned an MFA in Directing at the American Film Institute Conservatory and holds BA degrees with honors in Media Studies and Public Health from Pitzer College. Their latest film Miller & Son was nominated for the Grand Prix at Clermont-Ferrand, shortlisted for the BAFTA Student Film Awards, and won both the jury and audience awards for Best Narrative Short at the Ashland Independent Film Festival.
Mechanic and drag racer Rusty Tindenberg of Albuquerque, New Mexico, guides us through the aftermath of her transition to a gender identity that doesn’t fit neatly into binary labels.