SF IndieFest: QUEEN OF LAPA
First show: February 08
A proud trangender sex worker since the age of eleven, Luana Muniz, now fifty-nine, shapes a new reality in her “hostel” by housing a new generation of trans sex workers in Rio de Janeiro. Queen of Lapa, explores the sex workers’ lives, rivalries, quests for love as Muniz’s guides them in a city that’s a dangerous home for it’s LGBTQ community.
Directed by Theodore Collatos. Brazil. 73 min.
PLAYS WITH SELMA AFTER THE RAIN (SELMA DEPOIS DA CHUVA)!
Selma is a trans woman who built her life away from the family. One day she gets a call to go to her elderly mother, who suffers from Alzheimer’s and needs treatment. In this encounter, lost in confused memories, the two women remember forgotten pains and desires, and revisit lost guilt and affection.
Directed by Loli Menezes. Brazil. 12 min. Digital.
SF IndieFest: QUEEN OF LAPA: Upcoming Showtimes