Jeannette

Maris Curran

Maris Curran

Director

Country

United States

Format

Feature film

Year

2022

Duration

1 h 18 mins

Previous Festivals/Awards

Stream

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Interests

Latinx, Lesbian, Mental Health, Sports

“I will never, ever, forget seeing the barrel of the gun,” says Jeannette Feliciano, a survivor of the Pulse Nightclub massacre, in the opening moments of this emotional tribute to one woman’s astounding resilience.

After surviving the tragic attack at Pulse, Jeannette is just trying to recover and continue with her life. Putting the pieces back together is hard but she takes comfort in her job as a personal trainer and in her community. A story anchored by Jeannette and her life and not by sensationalistic news footage, we see a woman supporting her family through tragedy in Puerto Rico while working toward her goal of becoming a bodybuilding champion and being a loving girlfriend and mother.

Jeannette gives an intimate and inspiring picture of a life interrupted but not destroyed by traumatic violence.

Sat May 28, 2:00 pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox 1
350 King Street West
Toronto, ON

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