These works have been acquired for distribution by Vtape within the last six months. Not all of the videos are necessarily new, as older works are sometimes brought into distribution.
2019, 08:47 minutes, colour
An intense slow-motion video of a recreational dive competition becomes an absurd expression of privilege aboard a half-billion dollar cruise ship sailing in the Gulf of Mexico.
Farah is considered to be the mother of the transgender community in Havana, Cuba. Many claim she is the first openly transgender woman in the country. Having lived a tremendous life full of adventure and heartbreak, and after having lost all of her teeth after being thrown off a 4th story building. She carries on in her 50s as… ⊕
2019, 05:02 minutes, colour
Aida Consuelo Amoroso is an 88-year-old fashion designer living in Havana, Cuba. She was bornin Spain but migrated to Cuba with her family when she was 2 years old. She was the dressmaker of some of the most powerful women in Cuba, including Marta Fernández Miranda, the First Lady of Cuba between 1952 until 1959. She… ⊕
2019, 09:42 minutes, colour
Ana Eva Picrin Moya is an 87 year old singer/songwriter born in Cuba and of Haitian and African decent. A self taught artist, she has composed over 70 unrecorded songs, all that live within her head. Her heart wrenching lyrics are poetic narratives that tell the story of her people, of longing, and of heartbreak.
After the death of her mother, a young Indigenous girl is forced to live with her francophone aunt and her two gender-bending best friends. When disaster strikes, the quirky, colourful foursome must come together to survive and thrive. A bilingual story about family, misfits, and the fringe-dwellers of society.