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The Brandon Teena Story is a 1998 American documentary film directed by Susan Muska and Greta Olafsdottir.  The documentary features interviews with many of the people involved with the 1993 murder of Brandon Teena as well as archive footage of Teena.  After its theatrical release, it aired on Cinemax as part of its Reel Life series.
The film is a dramatization of the real-life story of Brandon Teena (played in the film by Hilary Swank ), an American trans man who attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska but falls victim to a brutal hate crime perpetrated by two male acquaintances. The film co-stars Chloë Sevigny as Teena's girlfriend, Lana Tisdel .
In the fall of 1993, Tisdel, aged 18, met Brandon Teena, 20, through their mutual friends. Teena was new to the close-knit area, from Lincoln, Nebraska, and the local crowd was curious about him. Teena and Tisdel began seeing each other, because Tisdel found Teena attractive and believed Brandon was a cisgender man.
Brandon Teena [note 1] (December 12, 1972 – December 31, 1993) was an American trans man who was raped and later, along with Phillip DeVine and Lisa Lambert, murdered in Humboldt, Nebraska by John Lotter and Tom Nissen.   His life and death were the subject of the films The Brandon Teena Story and Boys Don't Cry .
Brandon Teena was born a girl. Later Teena decided to change sexual identification, and began to pass as a young man by the name of Brandon Teena." JRank. I would suggest your claim that Brandon Teena didn't use the name 'Brandon Teena' needs to be cited, since it conflicts with numerous notable sources.
'Brandon' ends up in a fight and is arrested - the police find he has two passports. This is the official story of how MacKinnon was found out. His former head teacher invites MacKinnon in and confronts him with the 1975 report card for Brian MacKinnon which also shows top grades. From here the story makes the six o'clock news.
As I said, here's one from the BBC: "But Brandon's mother JoAnn is campaigning for justice for her child, who was born Teena Brandon but flipped her names when she started living as a boy." and "Brandon, 21, had lived as a boy for several years, strapping her breasts down, wearing men's clothes and padding her underwear with socks. She was also ...