The Garden Left Behind

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The Garden Left Behind


Sunday Aug 11 12:00 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


General Admission: $12.00


About the Film:

Part of Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival 2019

Community Partner: The Contingency

Directed by Flavio Nunes. Brazil, USA. 2019. 88 min. English and Spanish with English subtitles
Tina, a young Mexican trans woman, and Eliana, her grandmother, navigate Tina’s transition and struggle to build a life for themselves as undocumented immigrants in New York City. As Tina begins the process of transitioning, Eliana struggles to understand Tina and fears that their life together in America is no longer what they bargained for. Tina finds camaraderie in a small but mighty transgender advocate group, but soon, Tina finds herself having to fight for the life that she’s meant to live. 
Visions, 2019 SXSW


Preceded by:

Before Today (Ontem)
Directed by Thiago Kistenmacker. Brazil. 2017. 14 min. Portuguese with English subtitles.
A woman suddenly flees from a promising date. Her mind is flooded by painful memories of her transition and the obstacles she had to face. A contemplative picture about the losses and pain some have to undergo in order to be truly themselves. 
Honorable Mention, 2018 Mostra Sesc De Cinema, Rio de Janeiro

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