First Day

[2020]

It’s Hannah Bradford’s first year of high school. As a 12 year-old transgender girl, Hannah not only has to navigate the challenges that come with starting a new school, but find the courage to live as her most authentic self.

Project Details

Writer / Director: Julie Kalceff
Producers: Kirsty Stark & Kate Croser
Co-Producers: Kate Butler & Julie Kalceff

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First Day is based on the 2017 standalone episode of the same name.

All four episodes in the new series can currently be viewed around the world:

Australia: ABC iview –
https://iview.abc.net.au/show/first-day

USA: Hulu –
https://www.hulu.com/series/first-day

UK: BBC iPlayer –
https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/m000ly4c/first-day

The series is also screening on YLE (Finland), NRK (Norway), SVT (Sweden), Hot TV (Israel), TVNZ (New Zealand) and MOMOKIDS (Taiwan).

First Day is available for purchase from the Australian Children’s Television Foundation website for educational purposes, alongside a Teaching Toolkit that is mapped to the Australian Curriculum for Year 6 and 7 students.

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