A new documentary premiering Tuesday chronicles a year in the life of Chaz Bono, and his physical transition from female to male.
In “Becoming Chaz,” Bono, the 42-year-old son of Cher and the late Sonny Bono — who was born Chastity Bono in 1969 — shares his intimate and personal journey of gender reassignment. Here’s a preview:
The Los Angeles Times calls “Becoming Chaz” “undoubtedly one of the most thought-provoking films you will see on any screen this year. A frankly chronicled tale of Chaz’s life as a transgender man that opens a more than occasionally mind-blowing conversation about the essentials of gender, and subsequently, sexuality.”
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The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, which Bono attended with his partner, Jennifer Elia. The television debut is Tuesday night on OWN (The Oprah Winfrey Network).