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La Flaca


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

By Thiago Zanato & Adriana Barbosa
20 min | USA, Brazil & Mexico | 2018


Script: Thiago Zanato and Adriana Barbosa

Executive Producer: Thiago Zanato

Producer: Sebastián Aguirre

Production Assistant: Liz Saldoriga

Director of Photography: Alejandro Mejia

Camera Assistant: Sandra Kaethner

Sound: Mike Wolf Snyder and Lindsey Cordero

Sound Design: Alexandre Ventana, Renan Vasconcelos and Fernando Ianni

Editor: Rodrigo Carneiro

Original Soundtrack: Thiago Zanato and Max Blum

Color Correction: Luisa Cavanagh

Festival Distribution: Kino Rebelde



Festival International de Films de Fribourg. (Switzerland, 2018)

Psarokokalo, International Short Film Festival. (Greece, 2018)