Trans Femme Power: Screening and Director Q&A of Award-Winning Documentary "Your Mother's Comfort."
Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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NEW DATE. Moved from April 8, 2021 Award-winning documentary, chronicling Indianaira Siquiera, a Brazilian Transgender Activist and politician. Join GenEq in screening and discussing, "Your Mother's Comfort". "Your Mother's Comfort" Trailer: https://vimeo.com/379177250 Synopsis: Brazilian trans activist Indianara Siqueira is the mother of a homeless shelter for trans sex workers in the center of Rio de Janeiro called Case Nem. An occupied squat, the house faces impending eviction. With the assassination of her colleague Marielle Franco and the rise of Right-wing candidate Bolsonaro, saving Casa Nem is more urgent each day. Indianara invades and occupies a colonial palace in downtown Rio to bargain with the city for a new shelter for Casa Nem. As Brazilian democracy crumbles, she fights to save her community from the uncertain streets.