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Ape Girl

Celebrating Women in Film | BIFF 2019Directed by Cris Siqueira
Documentary Feature
U.S.A. & Brazil | 61 min | 2018

Best Documentary Feature at the Coney Island Film Festival, 2018. Synopsis: Sideshow troupes travel Brazil and the United States with a spooky attraction that turns a woman into a gorilla. In the fading world of traveling carnivals, single-hearted showfolk struggle to keep a popular tradition alive.

Ape Girl Movie Poster | Cristina Siqueira, Director

Cris Siqueira, Director | Ape GirlCris Siqueira

Cris Siqueira started her career at MTV Brazil producing promos and later directing live shows. She moved to Milwaukee in 2004 to attend the University of Wisconsin, earning Master’s degrees in Film and History. Her shorts have been shown in festivals worldwide. APE GIRL is her first feature-length documentary.

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Film Information

Directors: Cris Siqueira
Country: U.S.A. & Brazil
Year: 2018
Language: English, Portuguese
Runtime: 61 min.
Rated: PG-13


Producers: Cris Siqueira, Valeria Blanco, Ligia Murakawa

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