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About the Movie
IN THE TURN follows Crystal, a 10-year-old transgender girl growing up in rural Canada, as she navigates the difficult and complicated world that surrounds her. Tormented at school by teachers and peers alike, she faces daily assaults in the form of insults and physical altercations. The pain she endures at school takes a toll on not only her self-esteem, but also on the emotional stability of her family.
Important and Hopeful
This film not only introduces audiences to the sport of flat-track roller derby but it aptly shows why the sport has become a haven for many in the LGBTQ community around the world. It is a story about love, hope, and acceptance that will most certainly tug at your heartstrings. You will find yourself rooting for Crystal and the other skaters who share their amazing stories over the course of the film. By the conclusion, you may find yourself wanting to dawn skates and find your local league – I did! This film is important, hopeful, and worth every penny.