Tchindas (Cape Verde: 2015)

Director

Pablo García Pérez de Lara, Marc Serena

Cast list

Tchinda Andrade, Edinha Pitanga, Elvis Tolentino

Credits

Producers: Doble Banda

Music: Verónica Font

Cinematography: Pablo García Pérez de Lara

Editing: Pablo García Pérez de Lara

Synopsis

Tchindas is a forward-thinking documentary that zeroes in on themes of acceptance, community, and longing. The film is focalized through the perspective of a transgender woman, Tchinda Andrade- a highly revered person in the Mindelo community. In the excitement and preparation of upcoming Carnival festivities, Tchinda becomes nostalgic and is astonished by how fantastic of a spectacle her community is able to put together. The story of Tchinda is one of overcoming adversity, uniting with friends, and embracing the smaller blessings in life.

Reviews

Linden, Sheri. “‘Tchindas’: Outfest Review.” 15 July 2015, https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/tchindas-outfest-review-807822

Database Entry by Dean Velentzas

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