At 16, when Capri was denied a driver’s license for simply being transgender, she fought for her rights. Soon, the world around her would follow as the infamous ‘bathroom bills’ and aftermath of the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting changed the LGBTQ community forever. ‘Chasing Capri’ captures the coming of age story of teen trans activist Capri Culpepper, and the broader cultural transition unfolding across the south.
“Your rental or purchase will help us tour the film across the southeast. Each screening will serve as a fundraising event for local LGBTQ organizations. Keep in touch via social media and attend a screening near you.”
DOCUMENTARY ‘CHASING CAPRI’ FOLLOWS SOUTHERN TEEN’S TRANS EXPERIENCE | EDGE MEDIA NETWORK
“Capturing the experiences of LGBTQ youth was an incredible honor. Young activists like Capri Culpepper, the central subject of the film, were making their voices heard at a time of significant change in America,” Caleb Holland told EDGE.
ATLANTA FILMMAKER’S DOCUMENTARY HIGHLIGHTS LGBTQ EXPERIENCES | FOCUS MID-SOUTH
Speaking on his motivation for creating the film, Director Caleb Holland said, “I grew up gay in the same town as Capri. I was afraid to be myself. I was drawn to her story because I recognized many of her struggles from my own journey.”
FACES OF PRIDE | USA TODAY
Capri Culpepper, a transgender teen from Anderson, has spent months allowing a film crew to document her life in hopes her experiences will educate the South and the world.
THE UPSTATE TRANS YOUTH WHO SUED THE DMV AND WON | GREENVILLE JOURNAL
‘Chasing Capri’ tells the story of the Upstate trans youth who sued the DMV and won.