Queenie
2020
Synopsis:
Queenie is a 73-years-young Black lesbian that’s called the Marcy Projects home since 1988, but she’s ready to move to a building that better meets her mobility, safety, and social needs as an aging elder. She applies to Stonewall Residences, NYC’s first affordable housing for LGBT elders, hopeful that she’ll be able to live out her final days in a new place she can call home.
Filmmakers:
cai thomas
Director
cai thomas is a documentary filmmaker and dp telling verite stories at the intersection of location, self-determination, and identity about Black youth and elders. She is a leo that grew up in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood that hasn't yet learned to drive. cai is a member of the NeXt Doc Collective and is a Sisters In Cinema Fellow.