The Needle

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Directed by Carmen  Oquendo-Villar & Jose Correa-Vigier

An intimate and moving documentary that peeks into Jose Quiñones' improvised cosmetic clinic out of his modest home in Puerto Rico. Quiñones offers inexpensive collagen treatments and life advice to his largely LGBT clientele, in particular to Kelly and Maybelline who seek refuge under his wings. But in spite of the tight bond he has formed with his clients and neighbors, Jose is ready to mend wounds from the past and reach out to his estranged family who has never came to terms with his sexual identity.

  • 39mins