By Christian ROJAS


Children's - Development 2022

    • Year of production
    • 2022
    • Genres
    • Children's, LGBT, First film
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • Other, SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Christian ROJAS
    • Writer(s)
    • Christian ROJAS
    • Producer(s)
    • María Angeles PALACIOS (EPOPEYA S.A.), Christian ROJAS (OSO ROJO FILMS)
    • Synopsis
    • Ecuador 1997. Kallpa (12), an indigenous child from the Cañari community, lives among the Andean mountains full of fog and large vegetable plantations. Together with his sister Sisa (14) and his mother Toa, they prepare for the celebration of the Inti Raymi (winter solstice party). Sisa for being born the same day of the ceremony, makes her a candidate for her community to be elected Ñusta, but she does not want, while her brother does.

      Between Kallpa's curiosity and the changes of his body from childhood to adolescence, he will strengthen his desire to become a woman.

      Every morning they leave for the market square in the city to sell their harvest. Kallpa among the shouts of the vendors, the stores around the square, will meet Nesbraska, María and the Chilean in the market house, some young transsexuals who attend a hairdresser, they will guide and be their engine to face their family and community .

      Kallpa will learn that he is not only revealing himself around him, but fighting to be accepted in a society that is debated in the process of decriminalizing homosexuality in the country, showing that he can be a Ñusta (war princess) without the need for a ceremony.
    • Partners & financing
    • En busca de co-productores.
    • Production schedule
    • El proyecto actualmente se encuentra en re-escritura y esta empezando su desarrollo. En ventana Sur buscamos posibles co productores que se sientan en la necesidad de contar una historia sobre la transexualidad infantil indígena.
      Para el 2020 el proyecto aplicara a los fondos gubernamentales de desarrollo, también se encuentra trabajando en la postulación para laboratorios de guion y buscando un asesor para acompañar la re escritura.

      The project is currently in rewrite and is beginning its development. In South Window we look for a possible co-producers who feel the need to tell a story about indigenous child transsexuality.
      By 2020 the project will apply to government development funds, it is also working on the application for script laboratories and seeking an advisor to accompany the rewriting.

      该项目目前正在撰写中,并且正在开始开发。 在南窗,我们寻找可能的共同制作人,他们认为有必要讲述一个有关土著儿童变性的故事。

      Le projet est en cours de réécriture et commence son développement. À South Window, nous recherchons un éventuel coproducteur qui ressent le besoin de raconter une histoire sur la transsexualité des enfants autochtones.
      D'ici 2020, le projet s'appliquera aux fonds de développement gouvernementaux, il travaillera également sur l'application pour les laboratoires de scripts et recherchera un conseiller pour accompagner la réécriture.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Aug 10, 2022
    • End of shooting
    • Oct 08, 2022