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Transit Havana

Year
2016
Country
The Netherlands
Duration
86’
Director
Daniel Abma

In Havana, the transsexuals Odette, Juani and Malú wait for genital surgery, performed by European top surgeons and organized by the president's daughter, Mariela Castro. Castro is leading a sexual revolution combined with classic state socialism. New possibilities face old problems: will trans people in Cuba find happiness despite intolerance, poverty and prostitution?

CREW
Director: Daniel Abma
Producer: Iris Lammertsma, Stefan Kloos, Boudewijn Koole
Operator: Johannes Praus
Editor: Jana Dugnus
Sound: Alexander Praet
Production
Kloos & Co. Medien and Witfilm in co-production with Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf, BNN-VARA, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg
Sales
Rise And Shine world sales, Tel: +49-30 4737 29080, info@riseandshine-berlin.de, www.riseandshine-berlin.de
Director
Daniel Abma

Daniel Abma was born in 1978 in the Netherlands. He previously studied primary school education and worked as a youth worker in Berlin and Brandenburg. He studied film directing at the Konrad Wolf Film University Babelsberg, with a focus on documentaries. His film Beyond Wriezen was shown at IDFA and at numerous other festivals and won, among others, the prestigious Grimme Award in Germany. His follow up Hollanda Del Sol competed at DOKLeipzig, DOK.Fest Munich and in Krakow.

 

Filmography

Selected: Beyond Wriezen (2012), Transit Havana (2016)

Red Hall
Cinema House
vul. Saksahanskoho, 6
Q&A with director
By tickets
Saturday
25 March 2017
17:00
Red Hall
Cinema House
vul. Saksahanskoho, 6
Free entry
Sunday
26 March 2017
12:00
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