Local screening: Ape Girl
Doors @ 6:30 • screening at 7 • filmmaker in attendance
Cris Siqueira is a filmmaker and co-owner of Lion’s Tooth, an upcoming bookstore, and a graphic novel subscription program based in Milwaukee. Ape Girl, is Siqueira’s first radically independent feature-length documentary. The film traces the history of Monga or Ape Girl, a sideshow attraction in Brazil where the spectators watch the performer transform into a gorilla. The film also highlights other American sideshow performers and includes a mesmerizing score.