March 26 – April 5, 2020


Larger-than-life actress, activist, and sex professional Luana Muniz–one of Brazil’s most recognizable transgender personalities–shapes a new reality of transgender sex workers by providing a safe working environment in the dangerous Rio neighborhood of Lapa. Queen of Lapa explores their lives in a turbulent political climate under Muniz’s guidance.

Directors Theodore Collatos and Carolina Monnerat in attendance for screenings