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NewFest, an international LGBT film festival, has films from Peru (Retablo), Colombia (Eva + Candela), Paraguay (Las Herederas), Brazil (Hard Paint), and many more.

Here’s one highlight:

Bixa Travesty, Brazil
Black Brazilian transgender singer Linn da Quebrada weaponizes the trans body and music for political protest. Linn and childhood friend Jup do Bairro use extravagantly costumed music performances to dazzle audiences while opposing their country’s white heteronormative order. Figuring her embodied existence as resistance, Linn eschews the role of cis woman, choosing a fluid gender identity instead. Full of funny and intimate moments, the film advocates for personal choice against a society that imposes static gender identity.

New York: Oct. 24 - 30. Full lineup and details here.

Earlier Event: October 19
Hola Mexico Film Festival Tour
Later Event: October 26
Georgia Latino Film Festival