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Power Alley

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This captivating, award-winning debut celebrates the depth and beauty of queer sisterhood while struggling against conservatism in Brazil.

17-year-old volleyball player Sofia is on the cusp of being scouted for a Chilean scholarship, and is in a new relationship with teammate Bel. When she finds out she’s pregnant, she’s determined to terminate the pregnancy, but abortion is a crime in Brazil. Once the local community finds out, she becomes the target of fundamentalist groups out to stop her at any cost. A gripping film about women’s bodily autonomy and fighting back against inequality, it showcases the power of queer community in the face of adversity.

Australian Premiere

2023 Cannes Film Festival – Winner FIPRESCI Prize, Nominee Queer Palm
2023 Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival – Winner Best Director and Best Editing

“A punchy, confrontational energy infuses this celebration of queer sisterhood in the face of Brazilian conservatism.” – Screen International

About Power Alley
  • Community

    Lesbian Bisexual Women Queer Transgender Women
  • Director

    Lillah Halla
  • Writer

    María Elena Morán, Lillah Halla
  • Cast

    Ayomi Domenica Loro Bardot Grace Passô Gláucia Vandeveld Rômulo Braga
  • Producer

    Clarissa Guarilha Rafaella Costa Louise Bellicaud Claire Charles-Gervais
  • Company Credits

    Courtesy of: m-appeal
  • Program Strand

    Narrative Feature
  • Blurb Writer

    Sevana Ohandjanian
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