Friday, March 30

Special Events ArchiveWicked Queer 2018

Bixa Travesty

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US Premiere

Directed by Claudia Priscilla & Kiko Goifman | 75 min | Portugese | Brazil

Linn da Quebrada is a black transwoman from impoverished periurban São Paulo; she is also a pop performer who raises her voice for queers of colour from the favelas. Accompanied by her childhood friend and partner in crime, black transwoman and singer Jup do Bairro, her concerts are nothing short of dazzling. Aided by exorbitant costumes and plenty of twerking, her performances are onslaughts of electro against Brazil’s white heteronormative gender order and the machismo of the country’s funk scene.

This event is proud to be co-presented by: LatinX Pride, The Theatre Offensive, and Roxbury International Film Festival

For Mature Audiences Only

This film is presented with English subtitles.

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Dandara Zainabo has a scar around her belly button from eating bricks as a young child. Today, she is a 19 year old trans activist living on the streets of Rio de Janeiro. This experimental portraiture seeks to preserve the spirit of this mighty woman as both powerful and precarious.
Directed by Adam Golub | 9 min | Portugese | Brazil