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Queen of Lapa : the story of Brazilian Trans Activist Luana Muniz

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  The Brazilian transgender activist Luana Muniz was considered such a fascinating character that her life has been the subject of no less that three documentaries.   This latest one by Theodore Collatos, and Carolina Monnerat was completed just before Muniz died og a heart attack in 2017 aged 59. She was larger than life figure who … Continue reading



Queerguru’s José Mayorga reviews THE FIRST FALLEN  a Brazilian drama about the first wave of AIDS crisis in the early 1980s

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  The story takes us to Vitoria, Espírito Santo  a state in southeast Brazil, in one year period time beginning on December 31st, 1982. We are introduced to biologist Suzano (Johnny Massaro), his sister nurse Maura (Clara Choreaux), nephew Muriel (Alex Bonini), and his circle of friends.  Suzano is back from France where his “rich … Continue reading




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