Welcome to Casa Nem, the trans, gay and lesbian shelter in Rio whose charismatic queen bee, Indianara Siqueira, a modern-day warrior, prepares her troops for battle in the run-up to the election of Jair Bolsonaro.
Shot between 2016 and 2018 in the run-up to the election of Jair Bolsonaro and premiering at Cannes as part of the festival’s 2019 ACID lineup, Indianara takes us to Casa Nem, a trans, gay and lesbian shelter in Rio de Janeiro. Through violent demonstrations, electoral events, bereavements and pool parties, we follow the charismatic Indianara Siqueira, a modern-day warrior, as she leads her ‘troops’ with an iron will and inexhaustible passion. A powerful, vital work co-directed by...
| 84 minutes | 2019
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