Leitis in Waiting Wins Best Documentary Award - Twist Seattle Film Festival

Jury Statement:

We the jury recognize that Leitis in Waiting is the top prizewinner in this year’s Twist Film Festival in the documentary category.

Leitis in Waiting is a thought provoking and compelling story that explores the decolonizing resistance of Tongan transwomen within a culture deeply affected by monarchy and organized religion.

Elegant in style, Leitis in Waiting demonstrates beautiful cinematography that illustrates the battles of homophobia and transphobia.

Leitis in Waiting is a must see for those who desire a film that shows the effects of culture change and highlights the impact of transformative justice.

Full List of Award Winners HERE.

2Dean Hamer