Meet Leyna Bloom, First Trans Woman of Color to Lead a Cannes Film Premiere —


— by Mikelle Street: The prestigious Cannes Film Festival will host the premiere of the film Port Authority this year as a part of its Un Certain Regard competition. The Martin Scorsese-backed project, which stars Leyna Bloom in her first major acting role, will mark the first time that a film with a trans woman of color as lead actress premieres at the event in the festival’s 72-year history…

Image courtesy of Sikelia Productions and RT Features

April 18, 2019 — 08:44


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