Directed by Dean Hamer
On the island of Tonga, the last kingdom in the Pacific, modern ways clash with traditional values. On the eve of the biggest night of her life, a young transgender beauty pageant contestant is given an ultimatum from her Mormon family: leave the pageant or leave their house. Unable to deny her true self, Eva Baron embarks on a life-changing journey of self-discovery. Indulge in this heartwarming tale of bravery and confidence, standing up in the face of doubt and prejudice.
— Emily San Nicolas
Nathan Fitch / Special Presentations / Micronesia / 2017 / 82 minsWarriors for a country that isn’t theirs, soldiers from the Micronesian island of Kosrae lay down their lives for the U.S. military without the benefits of citizenship. Honest and touching, the film tells the story of a community ripped apart by the loss of its members and the people healing it.
Preceded by: Lady Eva