limonero films | My Name is Violeta
Violeta, who just turned 11, decided five years ago that she wanted to be called and dress as a girl. It took a while for her baffled parents to accept her demand, but now Violeta leads a mostly happy life. The legal challenges and complex medical decisions that lie ahead in order to complete her transition are explored through other, older characters.
Family, Transgender, LGBT, Children
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My Name is Violeta


My Name is Violeta


1 x 55' & 75'


Polar Star Films

Documentary, Human Interest
Children, Family, LGBT, Transgender

Aged 6, Ignacio told his parents: “I am a girl, my name is Violeta”. Through the story of Violeta, her parents (adult film stars Nacho Vidal and Franceska Jaimes), and other transgender families and young people, we get to know the complexity of the process they face and the challenges they encounter along the way.