So Many Stories Left Untold

Playback

Playback. Ensayo de una despedida
Agustina Comedi
2019 • Argentina • 14’
Portuguese Premiere

In Córdoba, far away from Argentina’s capital city, the end of a military regime promises a spring that doesn’t last long. “La Delpi” is the only survivor from a group of transgender women and drag queens, who began to die of AIDS in the late 1980s. In a catholic and conservative city, the Kalas Group made their weapons and trenches out of improvised dresses and playbacks. Today, the images of a unique and unknown footage are not only a farewell letter, but also a friendship manifesto.

So Many Stories Left Untold