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Atempa: Dreams by the River

Atempa: Sueños a orillas del río

Mexico, 2013
Documentary, LGBT+


Being a child muxe, or Zapotec homosexual, Tino assumes the role of a woman to reach his teens, to resolve his economic situation and his past, despite social deprivation. Tino wants to achieve his dream of becoming a “quinceañera” and Queen Muxe.

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Atempa: Dreams by the River Directed by Edson Caballero Trujillo

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