Subversives: Lingua Franca

1/25/2021; 57 minutes

Moderator Miguel Penabella joins writer/director/actor/producer/editor of Lingua Franca (2019), Isabel Sandoval, for a conversation focusing on the film's social and cultural resonances. With patience and nuance, the film addresses questions of immigration and migrant justice, labor, family, and the diverse experiences of trans women of color. Penabella and Sandoval discuss the evolution of the film and its central story, as well as Sandoval's intimate involvement in all aspects of its production. Recorded on 01/07/2021. (#36758)

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