Cinema Femme and Letterboxd present: A Conversation with Isabel Sandoval

A CONVERSATION WITH ISABEL SANDOVAL, Wednesday, April 14th, at 4:00 PM EST, as part of our April Showcase. Join us as we pay tribute to filmmaker Isabel Sandoval (“Lingua Franca”) with a special 30-minute virtual discussion. Cinema Femme founder Rebecca Martin will speak with the groundbreaking trans […]

Luchina Fisher’s “Mama Gloria” brings a hopeful outlook to the young trans community

For Transgender Day of Visibility we bring back our interview from the Chicago International Film Festival in October 2020. We are proud to support “Mama Gloria” – an intimate profile of Chicago’s trailblazing Black transgender icon and activist Gloria Allen will premiere nationwide and begin […]

Isabel Sandoval beautifully elevates the marginalized in “Lingua Franca”

“Every image or sound is a vessel for emotion: rapture, despair, sensuousness, fury, a combination of these. That makes cinema a kind of legerdemain: the art of sculpting such seemingly artificial elements to create a singular, genuine emotional experience.” –excerpt from Isabel Sandoval’s director’s statement […]