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La Flaca (The Bony Lady)

A film about a transgender woman and leader of the Santa Muerte religious movement in Queens, NY.

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Overview

Genre
Portrait, Religion, Social Issues, Human Rights, and Minorities
Synopsis

LA FLACA is a film about Arely Vazquez, a transgender woman and leader of the Santa Muerte (Saint Death) religious movement in Queens, New York. During her yearly celebration to the Bony Lady ("La Flaca" as she likes to call her), Arely faces a lot of challenges to fulfill a promise she made ten years ago.

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
finished
Running time
20 minutes

Credits

  • Chica Barbosa ... Director, Writer
  • Thiago Zanato ... Director, Writer

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Not for Sale Films
Country
United States
Years of Production
2018
Locations
Queens, New York

Distribution Details

Release year
2018
Festivals
Fribourg International Film Festival, Frameline, Outfest, Chicago Latino Film Festival, EncounKasseler Dokfest, Melga├žo Documentary Film Festival, New Orleans Film Festival,Guanajuato International Film Festival, Message to Man International Film Festiva
Awards
Best Documentary Short Film - Tacoma Film Festival, Best Documentary Short Film - Seattle Latino Film Festival, Best Short Documentary - Latino & Iberian Film Festival at Yale Best Documentary Short Film and Best Short Film - FESAALP
Distribution
Kino Rebelde
Language
Spanish & English
Subtitles
English

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