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Spurred by her aunt’s death, documentarian Fernanda Faya uncovers the truth behind her aunt Neirud’s career as a mid-century circus performer and woman wrestler (known under the vile moniker “the Gorilla Woman”), Brazil’s secret feminist history, and why Faya’s family kept it under wraps for so long.
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  • Runtime
    72 minutes
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  • Premiere
    Ohio Premiere
  • Director
    Fernanda Faya
  • Producer
    Fernanda Faya, Rica Saito
  • Cinematographer
    Julia Zakia
  • Editor
    Yuri Amaral