Queen of Lapa

Showings

Roxie Theatre Sat, Feb 8 12:30 PM
Roxie Theatre Wed, Feb 12 7:00 PM
Film Info
Director:Theodore Collatos
Film Category:Documentary
Latino
LGBT
Running Time:73 min.
Country:Brazil

Description

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.

 

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