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Obscuro Barroco

Evangelia Kranioti, Greece, France, 2018, 60’

A documentary-fiction about the dizzying heights of gender and metamorphosis. It is also a cinematographic hommage to a land of extremes; the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Following the path of iconic transgender figure Luana Muniz (1961-2017), the film explores different quests for the self through transvestism, carnaval and political struggle. In turn, it asks questions about the desire for transformation of the body, both intimate and social.

Directed by Evangelia Kranioti
Produced by Tropical Underground
Cinematographers Luana Muniz, Fabian McCroskey
Edited by Yorgos Lamprinos

Festivals Berlinale, Winner Teddy Jury Award, Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, CineDoc Athens, Lovers Film Festival ” Torino LGBTQI Visions, Istanbul Film Festival, Hot Docs, TLVFest (Tel Aviv), Docs Against Gravity

Projections
10.05 / 20.00 / Yugoslav Film Archive Museum - Kosovska
13.05 / 21.00 / Cultural Centre Vlada Divljan