Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival

Making Samantha

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Films are available to view midnight, Wednesday, September 15 through midnight, Saturday, September 18.

“I Am Samantha," by singer-songwriter Benjamin Scheuer, was inspired by his friend, Samantha Williams. Director T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper gathered 27 trans actors to make the music video, and to tell the story of the universal human journey to find identity, acceptance and love.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    10 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    T Cooper, Allison Glock-Cooper
  • Screenwriter
    T Cooper, Allison Glock-Cooper, Benjamin Scheuer
  • Producer
    T Cooper, Allison Glock-Cooper
  • Executive Producer
    Pete Ganbard, Jack Hedges, Steve Ralbovsky, Neely Coe
  • Cast
    Samantha Williams, Benjamin Scheuer
  • Cinematographer
    Charlene Fisk, Charlie Harper
  • Editor
    August J Russo, Charlene Fisk
  • Composer
    Benjamin Scheuer