One in a Thousand

Clarisa Navas

Clarisa Navas

Director

Country

Argentina

Format

Feature film

Year

2020

Duration

2 h 0 mins

Previous Festivals/Awards

Stream

International Showcase

Interests

Lesbian, RE:Focus

With its long, handheld takes, Clarisa Navas’ second feature feels like a documentary, intimately following a group of queer teens as they dance bodily, swap sensuous stories, and play sexually charged games of hide-and-seek.

Iris (Sofia Cabrera), one of those teens, is a self-described “angel,” and yet she’s been expelled from school. While she tries to figure out who she is, she spends her days wandering through her claustrophobic social housing complex, dribbling her basketball, shyly chatting with friends, and dodging rude men. Things come into focus when the utterly cool, very mysterious Renata (Ana Carolina Garcia) catches her eye, and the two grow closer even as Iris’s friends spread rumours about Renata’s sexual history.

One in a Thousand poignantly captures the awkward, beautiful period between childish innocence and the harsh realities of adulthood when anything is possible and just as easily lost.

Oct 1st, Noon to Oct 11th, 11:59 PM (ET)
Online

You might also like:

+

Rurangi

Returning home can be challenging, and Rurangi reveals how one individual navigates the pitfalls of a rural, conservative town in order to reconnect with his loved ones.

When tragedy strikes, y...

+

Dark City Beneath the Beat

Marketed as an audiovisual experience, Dark City Beneath the Beat explores Baltimore club culture through profiles of the city’s rising DJs, dancers, producers, and artists.

The musical odys...

+

Ahead of the Curve

Franco Stevens’ bestselling magazine Curve has raised visibility and shown the world that lesbian culture is everywhere. Ahead of the Curve documents the incredible life of Stevens through remarkabl...