Alex arrives in Berlin in 1933 seeking his identity as a trans woman just before the city is engulfed by the Nazi nightmare. Touching short animated film.
Director: Monica Manganelli IT/DE 2019, short animated film, German premiere, English OV Production: Latteplus Berlin Film Production, Alexandra Cinematografica SRL, Italy Animation: Monica Manganelli Voice-over:Paolo De Santis, Chris Jones, Sharon Fryer
Berlin, 1933. Alex arrives in Berlin seeking his own identity. Yet while he undergoes gender reassignment surgery, the wild and liberal Berlin of the Weimar Republic is engulfed by the Nazi nightmare. We are screening this touching short animated film on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the death of German-Jewish sexologist Magnus Hirschfeld
THE BALLAD OF THE HOMELESS (Italy 2015)
Born in Parma, Italy, in 1977, Monica Manganelli studied architecture, set design, and computer design before designing sets for stage productions in Italy and Europe. She was also involved in numerous feature films, advertising trailers, and video installations. She received numerous awards for her directing debut THE BALLAD OF THE HOMELESS (2015), an animated short film