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Jun 30, 2021

Writer, director, producer, and actress Isabel Sandoval sat down with HFPA journalist Janet Nepales to discuss finding her voice as an artist during the making and editing  of her film Lingua Franca, which is about an undocumented Filipina trans woman who works as a caregiver for an elderly Russian woman in Brooklyn. They also discuss the experience of coming out to her mother twice, how she got the title The Queen of Sensual Cinema, the new possibilities for minority films tha thave opened up in the past few years, and more.