Cuba | 2010 | Documentary | Spanish w/English subtitles
Run Time: 55 minutes
Ticketing Note: This screening is affiliated with VTIFF. Tickets may be purchased at the door only.
The story of Mavi Susel, who underwent the first gender reassignment operation in Cuba in 1988. In the Wrong Body explores such timely issues as the meaning of femininity in the macho and patriarchal society in Cuba where many stereotypes and prejudices still exist. Mariela Castro, Director of the Cuban National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX) was a primary consultant on the film.
Q&A with director