Directed by: Sean Baker
2015 | USA | 88 Minutes | R
Thursday, November 5, 2015, 7pm
Free Screening - Reserve Tickets Online
It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra , embark on a mission to get to the bottom of the scandalous rumor. Their rip-roaring odyssey leads them through various subcultures of Los Angeles, including an Armenian family dealing with their own repercussions of infidelity. Director Sean Baker’s prior films (Starlet, Prince of Broadway) brought rich texture and intimate detail to worlds seldom seen on film. Tangerine follows suit, bursting off the screen with energy and style. A decidedly modern Christmas tale told on the streets of L.A., Tangerine defies expectation at every turn.
Presented by UCR ARTSblock & UCR LGBT Resource Center. Support has been provided by UCR College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS) and the City of Riverside. This event is also supported by the Highlander Empowerment Referendum.