The Orphan

O Órfão

Director: Carolina Markowicz
2018 | Brazil | 15m
GENRE: Adoption | African Diaspora | Discrimination | Drama | Gay | Latinx | Parenting/Family


Winner of several awards across the globe including the Queer Palm at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, this gorgeously realized short paints a gripping portrait of teenage Jonathas, whose new adoptive parents “return” him because of his perceived queer demeanor.

  • Language: In Portuguese with English subtitles
  • Premiere Status: Bay Area