This Town Needs a Death

With beauty, grace and humour, transvestite Jesus Emilio assumes the persona of Stefany and confronts the closed and homophobic society of El Choco, Colombia, with the fact of his homosexuality. Stefany speaks intimately about her faith, the pain and isolation she suffers, being gay and black. Through the death rites of the Palo religion, she is, paradoxically, able to find new life and hope of acceptance and love.

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