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THE BONY LADY
Thiago Zanato & Adriana Barbosa • U.S., Brazil, Mexico • 2018 • 20 min.
THE BONY LADY film

Arely Vazquez is a Mexican transgender woman leader of the Saint Death Cult living in Queens, New York. During her yearly celebration to "La Flaca" (The Bony Lady), as she likes to call her, Arely faces a lot of challenges to fulfill a promise she made ten years ago.
 

SCREENWRITERS
Thiago Zanato
Adriana Barbosa
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Thiago Zanato
PRODUCER
Sebastián Aguirre
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Liz Saldoriga
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Jano Mejia
CAMERA ASSISTANT
Sandra Kaethner
SOUND DESIGN
Matraca Records
DIRECT SOUND
Mike Wolk Snyder
Lindsey Cordero
EDITING
Rodrigo Carneiro
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK
Thiago Zanato
COLOR GRADING
Luisa Cavanagh
FESTIVALS & SALES
María Vera (Kino Rebelde)

Produced by
Black Magic & En Caliente Films
AWARDS
Best Short Film, VICE en Español Award
Programa de Diversidad Sexual + FICM Morelia. Mexico (2018)
Best International Short Film
Espacio Queer. Argentina (2019)
Best Short Award, "Guerrilla" Section
AMOR LGBT+ International Film Festival. Chile (2019)

SELECTION
Fribourg International Film Festival. Switzerland (2018)
Psarokokalo, International Short Film Festival. Greece (2018)
Guanajuato International Film Festival. Mexico (2018)
Message to Man, International Film Festival. Russia (2018)
Queer Lisboa, International Film Festival. Portugal (2018)
Beijing International Short Film Festival. China (2018)
New Orleans Film Festival. U.S. (2018)
Curta Cinema, Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival. Brazil (2018)
Kasseler Dokfest. Germany (2018)
NewFest New York's LGBT Film Festival. U.S. (2018)
Panorama Internacional Coisa de Cinema. Brazil (2018)
SVA Film & Media Festival. U.S. (2018)
MixBrasil, International LGBTQ Film Festival. Brazil (2018)
El Lugar sin Límites, LGBT Film Festival. Ecuador (2018)
Atlantidoc, International Documentary Film Festival. Uruguay (2018)
Havana Film Festival. Cuba (2018)
Short Waves Festival. Poland (2019)
Outfest Fusion LGBTQ People of Color Film Festival. U.S. (2019)
Roze Filmdagen, Amsterdam LGBTQ Film Festival. Netherlands (2019)
Film Fest Sundsvall. Sweden (2019)
Mawjoudin Queer Film Festival. Tunisia (2019)
Festival de Films de Femmes de Créteil. France (2019)
Outview Queer Film Festival. Greece (2019)
Chicago Latino Film Festival. U.S. (2019)
IFEMA, International Female Film Festival Malmö. Sweden (2019)
Mecal Pro, Barcelona International Short and Animation Festival. Spain (2019)
Tlanchana Fest. Mexico (2019)
Cine Las Américas, International Film Festival. U.S. (2019)
Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival. Canada (2019)
Lakino, Latin American Short Film Festival Berlin. Germany (2019)
Rooftoop Film Festival. U.S. (2019)
Sicilia Queer Filmfest. Italy (2019)
Sguardi Altrove Film Festival. Italy (2019)
FRAMELINE, San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival. U.S. (2019)
QFest, Houston International LGBTQ+ Film Festival. U.S. (2019)
Muestra Queer de Monterrey. Mexico (2019)
Contrast Film Festival. U.S. (2019)
Dam These Heels LGBTQ Film Festival. U.S. (2019)
MICGénero. Mexico (2019)
Melgaço Documentary Film Festival. Portugal (2019)
DOQUMENTA, International Documentary Film Festival. Mexico (2019)
LALIFF Los Angeles Latino Film Festival. U.S. (2019)
Gimli International Film Festival. Canada (2019)
Bangalore Queer Film Festival. India (2019)
Boston Women's Film Festival. U.S. (2019)
OUTFEST Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival. U.S. (2019)
Festival de Cinéma de la Ville de Québec. Canada (2019)