My Body Is Political

Year
2017
Country
Brazil
Duration
71’
Director
Alice Riff

My Body Is Political talks about the everyday life of four transgender people who live in poor neighborhoods in São Paulo. The narrative is developed with a mix of their intimate lives and broader social context, raising questions about the Brazilian transgender community and their political disputes.

Production
Paideia Filmes
Sales
Studio Riff, Alice Riff, +5511992997878, aliceriff@gmail.com
Awards
2017 – Visions du Réel; International Film Festival of Curitiba (Brazil), Best Brazilian Film Award
Director
Alice Riff

Alice Riff was born in 1984 in São Paulo, Brazil. She graduated in Cinema and Social Sciences (FAAP, USP), and works as a director and executive producer. She is the executive producer of Histories Our Cinema Did (Not) Tell, (premiere at Mostra Tiradentes, 2017). She’s working on her next feature documentary, Platamama.

Filmography

Selected: Freestyle City (2013), 100% Bolivian, Bro (2014), Let’s Dance Invisible Orchestra (2016), My Body Is Political (2017)

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Year
2017
Country
Sweden
Director
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