She's a boy i knew


"Haworth creates an emotional space that engulfs the viewer in a way that's extremely rare in any film, whether fiction or non-fiction."

- Kevin Griffin, The Vancouver Sun


Gwen Haworth is a trans filmmaker born and raised within Vancouver, Canada, on unceded Coast Salish Territory.

After graduating with a degree in psychology, Gwen went on to complete undergraduate and graduate degrees in Film Production at the University of British Columbia. She trained as a director's intern with the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television and currently focuses on video work with a strong social justice bent.

From 2005-2014, Gwen worked part-time with Raincity Housing and Support Society. In 2011, she began facilitating workshops with Prism, Vancouver Coastal Health, focussing on LGBT2Q+ inclusion and policy implementation within shelters, housing and healthcare services.

Her film and video work is greatly influenced by her communities.