A remarkably unremarkable role

MyDesert.com – Maggie Downs – The Desert Sun

One actress attending the Palm Springs International Film Festival hopes her movie will do more than entertain – she wants it to be a positive step for transgender people everywhere.

Maria Clara Spinelli is one of the stars of the Brazilian film “Paulista,” which follows three people plunging into love.

Their stories intersect in their apartment building on Paulista Avenue, located in the heart of Sao Paulo, a throbbing, fast-paced, diverse city.