From This Day Forward - TyYonna Kitchen JOURN125 Professor Carawan From This Day Forward-Sharron Shattuck 2015 Choose a Day to Go Forward From From This

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TyYonna Kitchen JOURN125 Professor Carawan 5/18/17 From This Day Forward- Sharron Shattuck 2015 Choose a Day to Go Forward From “From This Day Forward” was not a bad film by any means. Filmmaker Sharron Shattuck chose to pick up a camera before her wedding day and point it at her parents. However, audience members may not know what to think of the film. Shattuck strategy for the documentary did not work. Her viewers are at first told through a synopsis of the film given by Netflix that the film will be about Shattuck’s wedding and her parents’ marriage. As the audience continues to watch Shattuck brings in her sister and even a few outsiders. The film does become less focused on the marriage between the parents and more on Trisha’s effect on everyone in the small-town community. The film “From This Day Forward” showed Sharon Shattuck learn how to accept her transgendered parent as her wedding crept closer. Shattuck interviews her father, who is a transgendered woman, throughout the film. She also interviews her mother, sister, neighbor, and former employer. Theses interviews helped the audience see what Trisha, the father, went through to become who she is. The interviews also showed that Shattuck and her sister felt wronged by Trisha when they were young children. Marsha, Shattuck’s mother, told her daughter how hard it was to deal with having a transgendered spouse. In interviews, together Marsha and
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