Morelia: FiGa Films Sells ‘Bixa Travesty’ to France’s Arizona Distribution (Exclusive)

Morelia, Mexico – Miami-based FiGa Films has sold Berlinale Teddy Award-winning docu “Bixa Travesty” to French arthouse distributor Arizona Films at Morelia.

The Brazilian docu-feature world premiered at this year’s Berlinale before participating in more than 100 festivals. It opened the 16th Morelia Int’l Film Fest’s Sexual Diversity+ Program, curated by Antonio Harfuch.

“With this first Brazilian acquisition for Arizona Distribution, we are proud and thrilled to start with a documentary combining art and politics in such a sparkling form; we’re confident this generous documentary will meet its audience in France,” said Arizona’s Bénédicte Thomas.

Co-helmed by Claudia Priscilla and Kiko Goifman, “Bixa Travesty” turns on black transwoman Linn da Quebrada who is known for her electro-pop concerts in chainmail and black netting costumes, punctuated by lots of twerking. She is also a champion for queers of color from the slums.

The multi-prize winning docu will next

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