Cast: Lasseindra Ninja
Transgender dancer Lasseindra Ninja returns to her home in French Guiana to empower the local LGBTQ community through the art of voguing.
After studying anthropology and earning a master’s degree in documentary filmmaking, Audrey Jean-Baptiste has been working for ten years as assistant director for television and cinema. Meanwhile, she also directs self-produced films, trains herself in screenwriting, and participates in several writing residencies. She has directed her first documentary, Fabulous, produced by Six Onze Films. She is currently preparing the film Les Cœurs Battants, produced by Les Films Grand Huit.
Two gender-bending gangs of dancers in a small Mexico town face off in a struggle between queer identity and powerful traditions.
Familiar notions of gender roles and performance are challenged and spectacularly reimagined in this pair of dance-based films…