FABULOUS

Directed by Audrey Jean-Baptiste

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.

 

Director Bio

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.

Precedes

THE CHUNTA

Directed by Genevieve Roudane

Two gender-bending gangs of dancers in a small Mexico town face off in a struggle between queer identity and powerful traditions.

Plays in

FABULOUS & THE CHUNTA

Familiar notions of gender roles and performance are challenged and spectacularly reimagined in this pair of dance-based films…

Dates & Times
Past
Plaza de la Raza

Mon, Jul 22
7:00 pm