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Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan create a detailed and incredibly nuanced portrait of Pahokee, a small rural town located in the Florida Everglades. A community tightly knit together that struggles with financial insecurities and a bleak future. Through an extremely precise observational approach, the film manages to capture the daily life of the town with a great wealth of nuanced details. From sports events to school beauty contests, the filmmakers observe how, through social and collective rituals, the ideas of gender and identity are publicly displayed while creating new narratives.

Tune in for virtual Q&As with the directors Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan!
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“Lively and rousing as a generational snapshot, buoyed by the lovable, resilient kids at its heart.”
- Variety
“Funnels a vivid snapshot of class and race into poetic tidbits of coming-of-age insight.”
- Indiewire
“Pahokee is the best documentary I've seen this Sundance."
- The Hollywood Reporter
Runtime: 110 mins Rating: STC