Dawn in the Paleocene is a feature-length documentary film about Dawn Elizabeth Peterson, a punk rock transgender paleontologist living in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood in the 1990s. Based on over 30 years of journals documenting gender transition, manic depression, scientific discovery, artistic expression, and battles with addiction as Dawn carved out a life for herself despite all odds. Directed by Genevieve Roudané, the film is currently in development and seeking producers and co-conspirators.

Paleocene is a feature length documentary film about Dawn Elizabeth Peterson, a transgender punk rock paleontologist carving out a life for herself in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood in the 1990s. Based on decades of journals documenting gender transition, manic depression, scientific discovery, artistic creation, and battles with addiction, the film is a story of the terrifying bravery of living your truth. Directed by Genevieve Roudané, Paleocene (working title) is currently in development and seeking producers and co-conspirators.