Being Impossible

Being Impossible

Ariel is a young religious dressmaker who, after a failed sexual encounter, discovers a secret her family has tried to hide all of her life: she was born intersex but, after corrective surgery, raised as a girl. A decision is now on her horizon: she can either keep living as a socially accepted but oppressed woman or live her life as an intersexual person and face the judgement of society.

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Director

Patricia Ortega

Credits

Director: Patricia Ortega
Producer: Patricia Ortega, Jhony Hendrix, Laura Barbosa
Screenwriter: Patricia Ortega, Enmanuel Chávez
Cinematographer: Mateo Guzmán
Editor: Mauricio Vergara
Sound Designer: Juan Felipe Rayo
Music: Álvaro Morales
Principal Cast: Lucia Bedoya, Belkis Avilladares, María Elena Duque

Contact

Distributor 
Ida Martins
idamartins@medialuna.biz
Public Film Contact
Floriano Buono
Media Luna New Films
festival@medialuna.biz
Publicity Contact
Floriano Buono
festival@medialuna.biz
+49 221 510 91891
Sales Agent
Media Luna New Films
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Film Festival Wristband

Premiere Status: North American Premiere
Genre: Drama, LGBTQ
Screening Section: Global
Screening Format: Narrative Feature
Country: Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Language: Spanish
Runtime: 85:21 mins