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October 1, 2016 @ 12:15 pm - 1:50 pm

Tchinda is one of the most beloved women on Cape Verde, especially after coming out as trans in a local newspaper in 1998. Since then, her name has become the term used by locals to refer to queer Cape Verdeans. In the month leading up to Carnival, the slow-paced atmosphere of the island transforms into a frenzied hustle as thousands flock to the streets. Locals join forces to create something beautiful as the entire island becomes a “little Brazil.” The camera closely follows Tchinda and her cohorts – an engaging, closely knit group of trans women and gay men – as they take the lead in preparing their neighbourhood for the festivities.

Presented in partnership with Africa in Motion.

ACCESS: Level access with Cinema plus accessible toilets all on ground floor (CCA). Film in Cape Verdean creole with English subtitles. Hearing loop available.

£5 / £4 conc / Free for unemployed and asylum seekers. Festival pass £40 / £30 conc. All prices include booking fee.

To book tickets, please use the button below or call CCA box office on +44 (0)141 352 4900.

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October 1, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:50 pm
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Centre for Contemporary Arts
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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