2022 Outfest LA LGBTQ+ Film Festival

Virtual - It Runs In The Family

Expired July 21, 2022 3:00 PM
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In this documentary, filmmaker Victoria Linares traces the life of her cousin Oscar Torres — a pioneer of Caribbean cinema, participant in leftist movements during the 1940s and, most crucially, a fellow queer person in the family. Torres’ story was largely erased and lost to time, which sets Victoria on a journey of self-discovery and historical excavation by unearthing memories and staging re-enactments of her cousin’s unproduced screenplays. Linares weaves together expressive sequences with immense skill, piecing together a powerful portrait of Torres’ creative and political legacy through the power of cinema.

  • Year
    2022
  • Runtime
    84 minutes
  • Language
    Spanish
  • Country
    Dominican Republic, USA
  • Premiere
    West Coast