Event Name: Gender Reel 8th Annual Twin Cities Film Festival: Premiere Screening of “Señorita”

Date: Oct 11, 2018
Start Time: 06:30 pm
End Time: 09:30 pm
Event Type:
Cost: $5
Contact Person: Joe Ippolito
Contact Phone: (215) 827-9456
Address: Metropolitan State University 700 East Seventh Street Saint Paul, MN 55106
Event Website: https://www.genderreel.com/
Contact Email: genderreelfest@gmail.com

Gender Reel 8th Annual Twin Cities Film Festival kicks off its Opening Night with a premiere screening of “Señorita,” followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker Isabel Sandoval.

The evening kicks off with a screening of the short film “She,” followed by a premiere screening of “Señorita” including a Q&A with filmmaker Isabel Sandoval, who will also show segments of her newest film “Lingua Franca.” Isabel, who also stars in “Señorita,” will talk candidly about her films and answer questions from the audience.

“Señorita” explores the life of Donna, a transgender sex worker from Manila who retreats to a quieter existence in a small town where she hopes to raise her 12-year-old foster son Tomas and work on the campaign of a local mayoral candidate. After relocating, Donna discovers things are not what they appear, spurring her to make provocative moves on the campaign trail and in her personal life. (99 min feature film)

Admission to all Gender Reel events is $5. However, no one is turned if they cannot afford a ticket. If you are unable to afford a ticket, please contact Joe at genderreelfest@gmail.com and he will place you on our Will Call list so you can enter for free.

Gender Reel 2018 was paid for by grants from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, Trans Justice Funding Project, and St. Paul Star Program.

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