Posts tagged ‘Olga Bucarelli’
The Dominican Republic is known for its delicious food, merengue dancing, and the jovial carefree attitude of its warm and friendly people. It is not however, known for its work of queer cinema, which is just one of the reasons why Albert Xavier’s feature film, Hermafrodita, marks itself as a brave and important new work.
La Melaza witnesses his younger brother killed by a local gang leader. In a fury of anger he extols revenge by sneaking into his house to kill his brother’s murderer. Realizing that he in lo longer safe in Santo Domingo (more…)