'TANGERINE' IS REVOLUTIONARY
It's a comedy on Netflix. You should watch it right now.
- •Trans people portray trans characters
- •Two Black trans women are the stars of the filmI've never even seen 2 caricatures of Trans women star in a film, let alone two nuanced human beings.
- •It's funny but never at the cost of trans identityThe girls make jokes about themselves and their situations but it's always through their lens.
- •The iPhone cinematography is A+So many amazing shots in the film!
- •Shows intersection between sex work and the familyThe film intelligently shows how everyday people employ sex workers and form relationships with the workers through Razmik's character.
- •Black trans friendship and love is the nucleus of the filmAnd it's beautiful, fucking beautiful.
- •Displays obstacles of trans sex workers without villainizing themFrom the run ins with cops to disgruntled clients.