“Everyone should stand up and cheer!”
DA Pennebaker, iconic filmmaker
and his partner Chris Hegedus
Jamie and Dr. Marci Bowers, who performed Jamie’s confirmation surgery.
One of the guiding lights, who happens to be transgender.
Roger interviewed at Chain NYC Film Festival (excerpt),
where he won Best Director, Feature Documentary
The Spirit Newspapers, NYC, “Your 15 Minutes,” an interview with Roger by Angela Barbuti
**link**Jamie and Roger interviewed by The Facial Team
Excerpt from an interview with Roger at the Chain NYC Film festival, where he won Best Director of a Documentary.
“It’s a groundbreaking film.” Live With Lilia, Lilia Koss
“Each scene is a relatable human experience, making for a story of a trans reality fantastically accessible for the masses.”
The Facial Team, Marbella, Spain
“AN UNFORGETTABLE FILM. I have seen this film twice, and each time I was knocked out by Jamie’s hope, courage and pain.”
Jesse Kornbluth, HeadButler.com
“It’s an eye-opening story, told in real-time, which paints a moving portrait of the heartaches and joys that come with transitioning. It’s not only Jamie’s story, it’s the story of her family, who struggles with having to say goodbye to the man they thought they knew and to get to know the woman who is Jamie’s real identity.”
David-Elijah Nahmod, Echo Mag Read the full review
“The audience at Hamptons Doc Fest was greatly moved by The Second Life of Jamie P. Jamie’s journey opened their eyes. They laughed, they cried. This is a very important film.”
Jacqui Lofaro, Executive Director, Hamptons Doc Fest
Roger was asked to write an article for The Gay & Lesbian Review, started at Harvard University, about the ups and downs of producing The Second Life of Jamie P, and directing Jamie.