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Queen of Lapa

2019
  • Documentary,
  • English,
  • Subtitled,
  • 73 Minutes,
  • United States
  • Friday, October 18

    5:40pm

    3S Artspace

  • Saturday, October 19

    6:00pm

    The Music Hall Loft

Queen of Lapa
  • Director: Theodore Collatos, Carolina Monnerat
  • Producers: Theodore Collatos, Carolina Monnerat, Matt Grady, Josh Crane, Fuller Todd
  • Links: Facebook

Larger-than-life actress, cabaret performer, activist, and proud sex professional since the age of eleven, Luana Muniz - arguably one of Brazil’s most recognizable transgender personalities, shapes a new reality for a new generation of transgender sex workers in her hostel by providing a safe working environment in the dangerous neighborhood of Lapa in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.