Pink Desert

Constanza Majluf, Director/Screenwriter 

Sloan Grant(s) Received: 2020, Screenwriting Award, Columbia University 

Project Type: Feature 

Genre: Drama, Comedy 

Length: 100 minutes 

Field of Science: Biology, Anthropology 

Stage: Development 


In the midst of a political and social uncertainty of the early 70’s in Chile, a window was opened for its first gender reassignment surgery to take place. Inspired on a true story, Pink Desert follows the transition of Beto into Marcela’s body, while the country is lead into a coup d’etat and Pinochet’s oppressive dictatorship.