Doc/Fest 2019: Queen of Lapa
From the archive
This film was last shown on 7 June 2019
A proud trangender sex worker since the age of eleven, Luana Muniz, now fifty-nine, shapes a new reality in her “hostel” by housing a new generation of trans sex workers in Rio de Janeiro. Queen of Lapa, explores the sex workers’ lives, rivalries and quests for love as Muniz guides them in a city that’s a dangerous home for its LGBTQ community.
- Carolina Monnerat, Theodore Collatos
- Brazil , USA
- 73 mins