The Academy Award-winning short film STEALTH, directed by Bennett Lasseter and written by Melissa Hoppe with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, is making its online premiere on Science & Film. STEALTH stars Kristina Hernandez, a transgender actress, in her debut film role. Hernandez plays a transgender girl undergoing hormone therapies and simultaneously trying to make friends at a new middle school.
The film premiered at the Cleveland International Film Festival in March of 2015. STEALTH played at a number of festivals including TIFF Kids, the American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival, and won multiple awards including two College Television Awards in addition to a Student Academy Award.