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Latin American Institute Film Screenings: Divinas Divas

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Brazilian film About the film: “The Divine Divas are the icons of the first generation of Brazilian transvestite artists in the 1960’s. One of the first stages to host men dressed as women was the Rival Theatre, ran by Américo Leal, the director’s grandfather. The film shows the intimacy, the talent and the stories of a generation that revolutionized the sexual behavior and defied the moral of a time.” – Film director Leandra Leal

Q&A with film director Leandra Leal and producer Carol Benjamin following the film screening.

109 minutes | In Portuguese with English subtitles

Details

Date:
October 4
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Venue

UCLA James Bridges Theater
Melnitz Hall 1422
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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