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Fatima of Fraternity Park (N/C 18+)

12 November

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly


Based on a story by Miguel Barnet, Fatima tells the tale of a young queer Cuban known as Manolito who moves to the capital after spending their early life in a small provincial town. In Havana, they meet and fall in love with “Vaselina”, who encourages them to start a new life as a trans woman and sex worker, where they become Fátima, Queen of the Night. Directed by acclaimed Cuban actor Jorge Perugorría, star of Fresa y Chocolate, which is also screening at GFT for Havana Glasgow Film Festival.

The screening will be introduced by Mirtha Ibarra, who plays herself in the film. Presented in collaboration with Africa in Motion.

  • Director Jorge Perugorría
  • Cast Carlos Enrique Almirante, Tomás Cao, Mirtha Ibarra
  • Certificate N/C 18+
  • Running time 1h30m
  • Country Cuba/Mexico
  • Language subtitles
  • Year of Production 2015
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