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Queen of Lapa

  • Documentary,
  • English,
  • Subtitled,
  • 73 Minutes,
  • United States
    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.