“I’m Moshanty. Do You Love Me?”

A New Documentary

Amos Lassen

One of the world’s most dangerous places to be a woman is Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Because of violence and discrimination, transgender persons are usually homeless, unemployed, denied education and medical care and they live under a great possible threat of robbery and murder.

However, there is one transgender woman who is loved by nearly every there and she is The recording artist and legendary entertainer Moses Moshanty Tau who is a national hero and a beacon to the transgender community of the entire South Pacific. This movie was filmed over a weekend in the fall of 2017 and including her last live performances.

It is both an introduction and a musical tribute to the career of “the transgender activist with a mother’s heart, teeth of gold and the voice of a coronet.” We hear her journey from a tiny village to a mis-gendered public figure at the top of the South Pacific music industry. In her final interview, Moshanty shares her personal truth and her life with us