A documentary illustrated by 7 perspectives about the
multi-faceted fight of Buenos Aires LGBTQI+ Community.
A Documentary told by the 7 protagonists which are sharing their personal and political point of view telling us why and with what kind of goals there are fighting inside the LGBTQI+ community in Buenos Aires. They will develop personal processes and experiences which are part of their social and political identity as well as it is their motivation for their fight in order to build an equal and fairer future. You´ll see a diversity of perspectives which are linked in their being and in their fight, talking about themes and facts very similar along history and actuality based on their personal point of view. In that sense the protagonists are not only sharing a common desire, rather than their motivation to be part of a community who is fighting for a world which is a save place for everyone and in which the patriarchy is a historical issue.
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A documentary made from 7 perspectives which are all part of the LGBTQI+ Community in Buenos Aires. The protagonists are sharing why and with what kind of goals there are politically involved in the movement. They take us to an autobiographically and politically journey in terms of their life’s and their activism inside a shared frame, a political, cultural and social mobilization against patriarchy.
Throughout that documentary you will get familiar with the processes and personal formations within the story with all their similarities and differences. You´ll going to get to know the impressive motivations which they have inside their political ideals and their way of living in order to make the world a better place for everyone. In that sense you will get confronted with topics like the local LGBTQI+ Pride from their beginning to nowadays as well as the fight for the legalization of abortion in Argentina and the implementation of the laws such as equal marriage rights, the law for the gender identities. In their interviews they are highlighting, that all those achievements are not a gift falling down from the sky but rather than are results of political organizations and fights.
Also, they will illustrate the need of continue fighting in order to promote an equal and diverse future. Their personal experience is source of their fight and at the same hand the strategy from the movements which they are representing. At the same time the project points out that the motivation of living in a fairer society is the motor of their fight. This motor is the fight for a society who should recognize their being and rights in order to fight against the institutional and concrete violence of the patriarchy.
The idea of making this documentary is based on our fascinating experience when we got to know some political, cultural and social projects as well as protests here in Buenos Aires. The local LGBTQI+ movements so popular, resistant, supportive and intelligent impacted us in their way of fighting and transforming reality in a context of a very brutal economic crisis.
Buenos Aires is a multicultural city, in which there are a variety of ideologies where a multitude seeks to break paradigms collectively. The fact that hundreds of thousands of people come together to march in the city center not only fills these days with hope, rather than also conveys this spirit in everyday life. This is how our desire became a reality and we were able to accompany the protagonists to their places of activism to deepen and reflect from their perspectives these historical moments. We hope to be able to transmit this exciting learning through the voices of those who are part of this movement so that we can all inspire and motivate ourselves in the collective search towards a future in which patriarchy is a historical matter.
Activist in the organization of trans woman
Activist in the organization of trans woman in Argentina funded in the year 2014. This is a group exclusively for people trans which defines her political and social agenda based in the exchange of experiences from people who assume themselves an identity travesty, transsexual, transgender and intersexual.
CARLOS ALVAREZ NAZARENO
LGBTQI+ activist who links the human rights of afro ascending people with the people from the Community in a political group called Xango. His political group relates in his actions an intersectional perspective especially in terms of racism, classism, and homo-lespo-transphobia.
Feliza cultural center
Part of the organizers from the cultural center called Feliza. There are giving a social, cultural and political save space for all the people who want to participate. This space is open for everyone who respects the other in terms of their identities which reflects on the other hand their political agenda based on the fact of how their organized and structured.
Queer activist who is active in the network of teachers inside the national champagne for legal, secure and free abortion rights in Argentina. predominantly, there are working on the implementation of the sexual education law with a gender perspective..
Feminist and lesbian activist
Feminist and lesbian activist which is also president of an organization called 100% rights and diversity. This in terms of sexual and gender identity mixed and independent organization fights in in relation of the access to health and rights, the diversity of families and the education.
MARIA ALICIA GUTIERREZ
Professor University of Buenos Aires
Researcher and professor about gender, sexualities and sexual, reproductive and abortion rights in the faculty of social sciences their University of Buenos Aires. As well as activist in the national champagne for legal, secure and free abortion rights in Argentina.
Gay and travesty activist
A gay and travesty, Argentinian theater and TV actor which reflects her androgyny identity at the stage. His activism is based on the cultural part of the local LGBTQI+ community mainly in relation of sexual and gender identity.