Being Impossible

Patricia Ortega

Patricia Ortega

Director

Country

Venezuela

Format

Feature film

Year

2018

Duration

1 h 25 mins

Previous Festivals/Awards

Official Selection, 2019 SXSW Film Festival

Stream

International Showcase

Interests

Intersex, RE:Focus, Romance

Finding your identity is difficult at the best of times, but what if a critical piece of your history has been kept from you?

When Ariel has sex with her boyfriend for the first time she experiences intense pain. Her mother gives her strict instructions to visit a very specific doctor but will tell her nothing else. To make matters more confusing, Ariel has developed a strong attraction to her new co-worker, Ana. Everything comes to a head when Ariel discovers that she was born intersex, which affords a new understanding of who she really is and the opportunity to explore what she really wants.

Being Impossible provides a sensitive, non-sensational way of looking at the complexities of gender and sex.

Fri May 31, 5:15 pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox 2
350 King Street West
Toronto ON
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