Her Name is Bo

Going through the process of changing your sex and ‘coming out’ as transsexual to your friends and colleagues is always a difficult process. Now imagine doing it at the age of 58, when you are already a well-known TV reporter with a wife and children. That’s what Belgian journalist Bo van Spilbeeck felt compelled to do. And she decided to film the entire process.

A courageous and inspirational testimony to being true to oneself, against all prejudices and discrimination.


  • Year: 2019
  • Duration: 50
  • Production: Rtl-Tvi, Vtm
  • Director: Marion Vagner, Christophe Deborsu
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France



  • Best Documentary at International Women’s Film Festival 2020 (Belgium), Ze Film festival 2020 (France), Florence Queer Film Festival (Italy)

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