US PREMIERE : Bixa Travesty

US PREMIERE : Bixa Travesty

Friday, Mar 30, 2018 • 7:00 PM

Brattle Theatre

Directed by Claudia Priscilla & Kiko Goifman 1h 15m Portugese Brazil

Linn da Quebrada is a black transwoman from impoverished periurban São Paulo; she is also a pop performer who raises her voice for queers of colour from the favelas. Accompanied by her childhood friend and partner in crime, black transwoman and singer Jup do Bairro, her concerts are nothing short of dazzling. Aided by exorbitant costumes and plenty of twerking, her performances are onslaughts of electro against Brazil’s white heteronormative gender order and the machismo of the country’s funk scene.

This event is proud to be co-presented by: LatinX Pride , The Theatre Offensive , Roxbury International Film Festival

Skin

Dandara Zainabo has a scar around her belly button from eating bricks as a young child. Today, she is a 19 year old trans activist living on the streets of Rio de Janeiro. This experimental portraiture seeks to preserve the spirit of this mighty woman as both powerful and precarious.

Directed by Adam Golub 9 m Portugese Brazil