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RUNS IN THE FAMILY

From cradle to grave, LGBTQI+ families go through all kinds of struggle. In the films of this program, one thing is sure: it is vital not to let go of anyone’s hand.

WHEN/WHERE:
NOV 14 – 7:30pm @ CCSP – Sala Lima Barreto
NOV 16 – 3pm @ Museu da Imagem e do Som

Display Order:

GÉNESIS
LALLA
MANICURE
VOLTA SECA / PARCHED RETURN
CON PAQUITO ERA MEJOR / IT WAS BETTER WITH FRANCO
CLOTHES & BLOW

Alphabetical order:

Clothes & Blow

For voice over artist Daniel, life is one long autopilot ride of client calls and Grindr meets. But when his mother visits from the US with 24 hours notice, he is forced to re-evaluate how authentically he is living his life.

Con Paquito Era Mejor / It Was Better With Franco

Carmelo thinks that with Franco it was better. He moves (against his will) to his daughter and son-in-law's house. Carmelo will continually reflect on his frustrated situation, provoking a crazy and unsustainable situation.

Génesis

Karen and Alexis are a couple from Victoria, a small town in Entre Rios. Today they are raising their daughter Genesis, breaking through as a trans family.

Lalla

Lalla comes back from Thailand where she underwent a new operation. Fascinated by his aunt, Zach invites himself over the evening of her return. Lalla lies between fiction and real, in an attempt to to exorcise the idea of transsexuality as a taboo.

Manicure

In an Iranian camp, the funeral of a woman who has committed suicide is prepared. The discovery made by the villagers during the transport of the body to the cemetery awakens religious fanaticism and a strong reaction towards her husband.

Volta Seca / Parched Return

30 years after leaving, Marieta decides to return to Volta Seca, the village she was born. Roaming through familiar landscapes, she will dive deep in rescue of memories that give true meaning to this journey.