Marielle and Monica
Marielle Franco, a Brazilian politician and LGBT and human-rights activist, was killed in March 2018. While coming to terms with the death of her partner, Monica Benicio continues the fight to give a voice to those who are deemed disposable in Brazil: women, the poor, the LGBT community, and black Brazilians.
Marielle’s murder has still not been solved and, as the police investigation drifts, Monica is plunged into a new crisis because of the right-wing, anti-LGBT politician Jair Bolsonaro’s campaign to become Brazilian president. Marielle and Monica tells a personal story of loss, bringing into focus the challenges that lie ahead for LGBT rights and progressive politics in Brazil.
If you are interested this film or have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org directly.