Lé Baltar

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About Lé Baltar

Lé Baltar is a Manila-based freelance journalist and film critic for Rappler. Currently serving as secretary of the Society of Filipino Film Reviewers (SFFR), Lé has also written for CNN Philippines Life, PhilSTAR Life, VICE Asia, Young STAR Philippines, among other publications. She is a fellow of the first QCinema International Film Festival Critics Lab.

Lé’s work gravitates towards the intersections of the queer and trans struggle, material conditions that shape art and artmaking in the Philippines, and cultural emancipation by centering stories and voices that have long been relegated to marginal spaces.

For more of her work, visit her portfolio and Letterboxd. You can reach her via email at baltarle.work@gmail.com.