"LA VISITA" Film Screening presented by ReelQWednesday, March 17, 2021 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Streamed on City of Asylum’s Virtual Channel. (run-time 100 min including screening + discussion & Q&A)
Join us for the regional premier and unreleased screening of “LA VISITA” (The Visit) a film by Mauricio López Fernández, hosted by ReelQ. This program includes an exclusive interview with folks involved in the making of the film.
The expected return of the son for his father’s funeral shakes up a traditional and secretive familiar environment where women are supposed to count on men to survive as he shows himself turned into a female.
Film synopsis: The son of a housekeeper who works for a conservative countryside family comes back to his homeland home after several years forced by the unexpected event of his father’s death and funerals. He is expected to replace the male figure of the household. But he has decided to undertake a major change during the years of absence and comes back totally trans-formed as a beautiful daughter. The film explores the many reactions of relatives and friends as well as their impact on his life.
Drama / 82 mins / Chile / DCP / Color /
Language: Spanish/ Subtitles: English
ReelQ: Pittsburgh’s International LGBTQ Film Festival
The Pittsburgh Lesbian and Gay Film Society serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities in Pittsburgh and the surrounding tri-state region. In addition, PLGFS provides a crucial service to the cultural vitality of Pittsburgh, designed to support lesbian and gay artists, and to provide a much-needed cultural outlet for the lesbian and gay communities in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas.