>>> INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM COMPETITION
directed by Ary Zara
20 min | Take It Easy Films | Portugal 2022
AN AVOCADO PIT
Larissa, a trans woman and Cláudio, a cis man, meet one night, in the streets of Lisbon. Two people, two realities, who dance their differences away till morning light. In challenge, in surprise, in awe and in recognition. An empowering story, free from violence and filled with light and hope for the better days yet to come.
Transgender person, activist, writer and director. He studied Cinema in Lisbon and Austin and his academic musical shortfilm won several awards. His debut shortfilm An Avocado Pit premiered in 2022 and was awarded at Clermont-Ferrand, Indie Lisboa, AFI FEST, Brest European SFF and Regard. He was selected as a writer for Torino Film Lab 2023 to develop his first feature film.