FULL BEAT

Directed by Kase Pena

Cast: Luciana Faulhaber, Juliana Joel, Francisco Soto Jr.

A trans teen reluctantly braces herself for court-ordered time with her unaccepting dad, but finds an unlikely ally in his fiancée.

 

Director Bio

An award-winning filmmaker, Kase Pena was born in New York City. She’s a Transgender Latinx Woman, the offspring of working-class parents from the Dominican Republic. Pena recently made history as the first Transgender Latinx Woman to get hired as a staff writer on a scripted TV show when she joined the writing team of Brujas, created by showrunner Tanya Saracho. This past January, Pena shadowed Emmy Award–winning director-showrunner Jill Soloway on Transparent’s musical finale. An active WGA member, she is the only known Transgender Latinx woman to join the Writers Guild of America, West.

Plays in

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Dates & Times
Past
Plaza de la Raza

Tue, Jul 23
9:30 pm

TCL Chinese 6 Theatres

Thu, Jul 25
9:45 pm