Africa

On TV today: Upbeat view of LGBT-friendly African isle

The upbeat, groundbreaking LGBT-focused documentary film “Tchindas” will be shown on PBS in the United States today (Feb. 1).  It will appear on the show “AfroPop,” starting at 8 p.m. in many places; check your local station for the specific local schedule. After first seeing “Tchindas” last summer, I published the article “On African island, … Continue reading

Africa

Q&A about ‘Tchindas,’ a ‘new frontier of trans films’

“A community working together to make something beautiful out of nothing” is the description that directors Marc Serena and Pablo García Pérez de Lara give of the subject of their film “Tchindas,” which will have its premiere on Wednesday, July 15, at the LGBT film festival Outfest in Los Angeles. Serena and García answered questions about … Continue reading