Your Mother's Comfort

Your Mother's Comfort

Amidst Brazil’s crumbling democracy, trans activist Indianara Siqueira fights to protect a safe house for the trans, homeless, sex worker community of Rio.

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Created by Adam Golub
Key Crew Adam GolubMarina Cavalcanti

Trans activist and politician Indianara Siqueira is the mother of a homeless shelter for trans sex workers in the center of Rio called Nem House. An occupied squat, the house faces impending eviction. Indianara invades a colonial palace in downtown Rio to bargain with the city. As Brazilian democracy crumbles, she fights to save her community from the uncertain streets.