DIVA DOES FLARE: Valentina

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Director Cássio Pereira dos Santos tells DIVA about this uplifting trans story set in Brazil BY NADIA DAVIES Described as a timely and transcendent drama, Valentina is an impressive debut feature from Cássio Pereira dos Santos about a trans teenager trying to navigate social stigma and bureaucratic barriers.  Describe your film in three words.  Uplifting [….]

FRINGE REVIEW: The Trial

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DIVA reviews Franko Figuierdo’s interactive play, which highlights the social and political struggles of the LGBTQI community in Brazil BY JENNIFER KENNEDY If I become First Minister, the first thing I am going to do is pass legislation banning two Fringe venues from having the same name. This will avoid my experience yesterday when I [….]