Film: Deal With the Universe

4 & 10 May

A trans pregnancy portrayed in a family full of love.

Documentary “A Deal With The Universe” is filmmaker Jason Barker’s debut feature. Edited entirely from personal archive and home video diaries, the film follows Jason’s incredible story of how he and his partner Tracey created their family, charting over 15 years of Jason’s and his partner’s life. Away from the crass sensationalism about trans pregnancies come through an authentic family tale.

Tender, heartbreaking and intimate, Deal With the Universe packs emotional punch with its gentle sense of humour. This film is groundbreaking in terms of its intimate insights into gender identity and new parenthood.