Samantha Feder, Co-Director/Co-Producer, Executive Producer is a media producer, activist and educator. She has been working on documentaries for political and social justice since 1999.
Her first project brought her to Cuba for four months, where she worked alongside renowned Cuban filmmakers producing Versus, a film about US Cuba policy. Feder was the Associate Producer for the film Beyond Good & Evil; Media, Children and Violent Times, which explored the ways that the media's representation of the war in Iraq has affected children both in the US and abroad. She produced and edited the short narrative, F. Scott Fitzgerald Slept Here which won the Frameline completion fund.
Boy I Am is her first feature documentary. Feder received her B.A. in Anthropology from Skidmore College in 1997, and in 2004 she received an M.A. in Media Studies from the New School University, with concentrations in media criticism and documentary production. With the help of a research fellowship from the Institute for the Study of Women and Gender in the Arts and Media, Feder has begun pre-production for her second feature documentary. (06/07)
Boy I Am
A film by Sam Feder & Julie Hollar, 2006, 72 min., Color
An important exploration of issues rarely touched upon by most films portraying female-to-male (FTM) transgender experiences, this feature-length docu...