A cinematic letter to a transphobic 100-year-old grandmother-in-law, and a fianceé’s loving attempts to navigate family visits.
LEITIS IN WAITING
Directed by Dean Hamer, Hina Wong-Kalu, Joe Wilson
Transgender women in Tonga must fight religious fundamentalism and intolerance in a kingdom that once treasured their role. Through interviews with the leiti community and American-financed evangelicals, this feisty and poignant doc explores what it takes to thrive in a society influenced by outside forces without forsaking culture and tradition.
Dates & Times
Wed, Nov 14