Transit Havana

Transit Havana
Daniel Abma
Germany, Cuba, Netherlands | 2016 | 88 min.


Category: Journeys to Freedom

Changing gender on a ration card seems like a weird joke – but not in Cuba. Since 2008, it has been possible to undergo a sex change operation on the island, but as in the case of many other things in Cuba there is a waiting list. Once a year for several days, doctors from Netherlands and Belgium come to Havana to perform gender reassignment operations on five people. Will the medical commission finally accommodate transgender activist Malú this year? Will Odette succeed in defending her decision before her religious community? And will gender reassignment surgery bring Juani luck in love? Also playing an important role in this documentary portrait by Dutch film maker Daniel Abma is Mariela Castro, who has long campaigned for the rights of LGBT Cubans.

Projection

08. 03. 17:30 Ponrepo Debate with guests Tickets
09. 03. 19:00 Atlas - Large Hall Debate with guests Tickets
13. 03. 19:30 Evald Debate with guests Tickets

Director

Daniel Abma

Filmography:
Holanda del sol, 2013
Nach Wriezen, 2012
Gabriella and the golden boys, 2011

Sales

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