La Flaca / The Bony Lady

A film by Adriana Barbosa, Thiago Zanato

This film was screened as a part of the 2019 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF22)

This short film preceded the screening of the feature El silencio es un cuerpo que cae (Silence Is a Falling Body)

La Flaca


USA/Brazil/Mexico, Documentary/Experimental/LGBTQ+, 2018
20 min, Color
Spanish with English subtitles

Arely Vazquez is a Mexican transgender woman leader of the Saint Death Cult living in Queens, New York. During her yearly celebration to “La Flaca” (The Bony Lady), as she likes to call her, Arely faces a lot of challenges to fulfill a promise she made ten years ago.

Texas Premiere

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