Better Things

Directed by Maria Paz Cabardo

Year: 2012
Running Time: 82
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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Better Things

Cast
Jeffery Catherine Jones

Crew
Directed by Maria Paz Cabardo


BETTER THINGS is a film about the artist Jeffrey Catherine Jones, a transgender painter, illustrator, and comics artist. Narrated and told through the experiences and perceptions of Jeffrey, the film is is guided and shaped by a group of creators who were influenced by and worked with Jeffrey at various stages of her life. At the beginning of the film, a question is posed: "Who is Jeffrey Jones?" Jeffrey did not have an answer. The film informs the viewer about Jeffrey's life at a level never provided to the public before, but does not claim to have answered the question. It is left to the observer to decide.

Awards

  • Best Feature Documentary, Burbank International Film Festival

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