During his transition from female to male, Bennett is taken under the wing of his musical hero, transgender folk singer Joe Stevens.
A personal portrait of juvenile offender Aimee Myers that reveals how the Illinois justice system heals and supports troubled young women.
Tod Lending is an Academy Award-nominated and national Emmy Award-winning producer/director/writer whose work has aired nationally on ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, and HBO; has been screened and awarded at national and international festivals; and has been televised internationally in Europe and Asia. He is the… recipient of numerous awards, including a national Emmy for Outstanding Children's Special, Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism, CINE Gold Eagle, Golden Apple, the New York Festival World Medal, and the Innovation in Documentary Award, to name a few. He is the president and founder of Nomadic Pictures, a film and television company based in Chicago.
Using unprecedented access, this provocative and intimate portrait follows juvenile offender Aimee Myers through her one-year incarceration in a detention center, and the year following her release, revealing how the system deals with Myers' troubled past and prepares her for a future as a productive citizen.