A Grand Jury Prize Winner for Best Documentary Feature at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, and a Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Documentary Feature at Outfest among other awards in 2018, PJ Raval’s documentary film, CALL HER GANDA (with Q&A) will release at selected theaters in Los Angeles:
~ Laemmle Town Center 5 (Encino) from Friday, September 28 (Q&A at 8pm show) until Thursday, October 4. Tickets: https://www.laemmle.com/
~ Ahrya Fine Arts by Laemmle (Beverly Hills) from Saturday, September 29 until Sunday, September 30 (both 5pm shows are with Q&A). Tickets: https://www.laemmle.com/
CALL HER GANDA follows the brutal murder case of Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude by a U.S. Marine, and the obstacles faced in the pursuit of justice by three women intimately invested in the case. An activist attorney (Virgie Suarez), a transgender journalist (Meredith Talusan) and Jennifer’s mother (Julita “Nanay” Laude) galvanize a political uprising, seeking justice and taking on hardened histories of U.S. imperialism in the Philippines.