I am Anastasia

Dokus
Independent
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German (Germany)
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The film tells the story of the trans woman Anastasia Biefang and her career as a lieutenant colonel in the German military. At the peak of her career she decides to come out as a transgender woman. To her own surprise, she suffers no career losses after her military coming out. Immediately after her gender adjustment she becomes commander of the Information Technology Battalion in Storkow, Brandenburg. She is the first trans person in the history of the Bundeswehr to hold this post. The film follows Anastasia in the transition process and follows her entry into service as a commander. Her new battalion also has to undergo a mental transition.