Sweet Amianto (with The Daytime Doorman)
Please note: After purchasing/picking up your ticket at the Museum’s front desk, please go to The Zukor Theater at Kaufman Astoria Studios, 34-12 36 St (enter on 35 St, between 34 and 35 Ave).
Dirs. Uirá dos Reis, Guto Parente. 2013, 70 mins. In Portuguese with English subtitles. After being ditched by her boyfriend, a trans woman finds comfort in fantasy. Opening with a quote from Walt Whitman and dedicated to Brazilian artist José Leonilson, who died of AIDS in 1993, this glam, psychedelic meditation on love, illness, and betrayal is a darkly funny, lyrical acid trip.
前身是 The Daytime Doorman (Dir. Fábio Leal. 2016, 25 mins.) In this situational dramedy, fraternity, fun, and sex collide with social class and race. Leal charmingly toys with melodrama in this sensuous story of a white middle-class bon vivant, who picks up his building’s black doorman.