Documentary to be shown

The 1998 independent documentary Trans will be shown at the Galaxy Fandango Theatre in Carson City on Sept. 16.

The award-winning movie opens with the story of Dr. Christine McGinn, formerly Lt. Commander Christopher McGinn, a NASA flight surgeon. She told Philly magazine that she participated in the filming because “there is a need for a well-made documentary that covers some of the social issues that affect transgendered people.”

From McGinn's story, the film moves on to other individual stories of transgender people.

The showing will be at 5:30 p.m. at the Galaxy Fandango Theatre in Carson. Tickets can be purchased at Additional information is available by calling 220-4151.