Port Authority

On the steps outside New York City’s dizzying central bus station, Port Authority, a girl named Wye vogues with her siblings. Paul, a young drifter, watches her, transfixed by her beauty. After he seeks her out, an intense love soon blossoms. Wye introduces him to the ballroom community, an underground LGBTQ subculture, to her house, a self-selected chosen family. But when Paul realizes Wye is trans, he is forced to confront his feelings for her and the social forces that seek to rupture their bond.

Director: Danielle Lessovitz
Country: USA I France
Genre: Drama
Year: 2019

Director - Danielle Lessovitz

Danielle Lessovitz is a San Francisco-born writer/director in film and advertising. She is based in New York City and works internationally in countries such as Italy, Ecuador, Brazil, and China. Trained in documentary film at Northwestern's prestigious Annenberg School of Communications she discovered a passion in screenwriting and directing through her documentary work. Her most recent screenwriting effort, Mobile Homes, which she cowrote with Vladimir de Fontenay, premiered in the Directors' Fortnight section at Cannes 2017. Port Authority is her first feature film.


RVK Feminist Film Festival