Follow the courageous journey of Jessica and Angela, two Honduran transwomen, as they traverse boundaries in search of acceptance and safety, revealing the stark realities of seeking refuge from persecution.
AWARDS: Diversity and Human Rights Award. Zinegoak/ Special Mention National Short Documentary Competition. Shorts Mexico
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Zinegoak/ Cinhomo/ Seattle Transgender Film Festival/ In & Out Nice/ Mix Mexico/ Guanajuato International Film Festival/ Shorts Mexico/ MicGenero/ Queer Lisboa/ Cinema Queer International Film Festival Stockholm/ Twist Seattle Queer Film Festival
Club Amazonas - Courageous, Heartrending, Hopeful
This poignant documentary sheds light on the harrowing journeys of Jessica and Angela, two young transwomen from Honduras, as they navigate the treacherous path to a better life beyond their homeland's borders. Driven by the relentless forces of misogyny, homophobia, and transphobia that pervade their native country, they embark on a perilous journey toward Mexico, seeking tolerance, acceptance, and the opportunity to live authentically. The film captures their hopes and fears as they contemplate the promise of freedom and security in the United States, offering an intimate glimpse into the challenges and dreams that fuel their quest for a place where they can truly belong.