Blooming on the asphalt · Coraci Ruiz and Julio Matos · Brazil · 2022
As Jack starts his gender transition process, Brazil is plunged into a wave of extreme conservatism. For five years we follow the transformations in both his life and in Brazil, as the LGBTQI+ community are challenged by an ultra right-wing government and a devastating pandemic. This intimate portrayal of Jack and his friends reveals a tender network of affection and solidarity that flourishes in the midst of adversity.
Swing and sway · Fernanda Pessoa and Chica Barbosa · Brazil · 2022
The year in which everything radically changed, where real and invisible borders took on another dimension, is the root of a filmic provocation. Two girlfriends, separated by the North and South hemispheres of America, intend to dance in the tumult of images, violence, frustrations and desires. They do it through a game where registering themselves and the women around them enables a dialogue that becomes real and vivid, as a hug determined to resist the distance.
The Wind Blows the Border · Laura Faerman and Marina Weis · Brazil · 2022
The story takes place on Brazil's violent border with Paraguay - the heart of Brazilian agribusiness. The team closely follows the growth of ruralist political power and its close ties to the Bolsonaro government. At the same time, it portrays the intimacy of indigenous female resistance - with its communal ideals and its struggle for the planet. The process recorded by the documentary culminates with the imminent loss of indigenous constitutional rights thanks to the political power of agribusiness.
Kenya · Gisela Delgadillo · Mexico · 2022
After witnessing the murder of her friend, Kenya, a trans woman sex worker, embarks on a path of struggle and search for justice that leads her to face the fear and pain of seeing herself reflected in that tragic ending.