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73 Ratings

The Brandon Teena Story

United States, 1998
Documentary, Biography, Crime


To his girlfriends, he was the perfect boyfriend. To his killers, he was a gender-bending freak. To the law, he got what he deserved. Ultimately, Brandon Teena became an American tragedy.

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The Brandon Teena Story Directed by Susan Muska, Gréta Olafsdóttir

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1998 | 2 wins including: Reader Jury of the Siegessäule

Vancouver International Film Festival

1998 | Winner: Best Documentary Feature

Valladolid International Film Festival

1998 | 2nd place: Best Documentary

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