AWARDS SCREENINGS

SECOND PLACE HEINEKEN AWARD WINNER – DOCUMENTARY

AWARDS SCREENINGS 89 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE SECOND PLACE HEINEKEN AWARD WINNER – DOCUMENTARY
In a celebration of the trans community in Puerto Rico, the fissure between internal and external is an ever-present battle. A unique exploration of self-discovery and activism, featuring a diverse collection of subjects that include LGBTQ advocates, business owners, sex workers, and a boisterous group of drag performers who call themselves The Doll House, Mala Mala portrays a fight for personal and community acceptance paved with triumphant highs and devastating lows. Through riveting cinematography that encapsulates the candy-colored, vivacious personalities as well as their frequently dark personal experiences, directors Antonio Santini and Dan Sickles dynamically present the passion and hardships reflective of this distinctively binary human experience.

-Liza Domnitz

Film Info
  • Section:
    Awards Screenings
  • Year:
    2014
  • Length:
    89 minutes
  • Language:
    English, Spanish
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    World