“‘We transgender are the revolution!’ Indianara Siqueira, trans activist and politician, admonishes her political party for ousting her days before the 2018 Brazilian national elections. In the same election cycle extreme-Right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is a forerunner for president of the republic. Indianara is the mother of a homeless shelter and community center for trans sex workers called Nem House in the center of Rio de Janeiro. Nem House is a squat and facing the threat of eviction Indianara occupies a colonial palace near Nem House to bargain with the city to save the house. As Brazilian democracy crumbles around her she fights to save her community from the uncertain streets.” (Official website)
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.