Isabel Sandoval spoke with Solzy at the Movies over the phone about her new film, Lingua Franca, being released on Netflix by Array Releasing. The film opens in select theaters and Netflix on August 26, 2020. Lingua Franca is getting released on Netflix this month after a festival run that started last year in Venice. How does it feel to be able to end the festival run on a high note by taking home the…"Isabel Sandoval talks Lingua Franca"
Lingua Franca happens to shine a spotlight on transgender representation by way of a film that places a strong focus on immigration. When it comes to transgender representation on screen, there is a right way and wrong way. The wrong way is to make a character trans just for the sake of being trans. It is in this instance that a trans character becomes–more or less–a gimmick and really doesn’t serve the film. This is…"AFI Fest 2019: Lingua Franca"