About the Film:
Based on a true story, Boys Don't Cry was adapted from the life of Brandon Teena, born Teena Brandon, a woman who chose to live her life as a man and suffered tragic consequences as a result. A true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself, Boys Don't Cry is critically acclaimed and was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards.
Part of The Little's Party Like It's 1999 film series, inspired by "Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen," by Brian Raftery.