Valentina

Saturday August 29th 2020, 9:15 pm

Runtime: 93 mins

Language: Portugues w/English Subtitles

Director: Cássio Pereira dos Santos

Country: Brazil, 2020

Genre: Drama, Trans

Seventeen year-old Valentina and her mother move to the countryside of Brazil to start fresh. To avoid being bullied in her new school, Valentina tries to enroll with her social name to keep the fact that she is trans a secret. However, the girl and her mother quickly face dilemmas when the local high school needs a second parental signature for enrollment. Headlined by a star performance by trans actress Thiessa Woinbackk, Valentinia is a beautiful and gripping reflection of the real-life hardships that society forces a strong young woman to endure, making her embrace who she is … without question.