Port Authority

Port Authority : Premise, Cast, and Everything you Need to Know

Port Authority is an American-French drama movie that is written and also directed by Danielle Lessovitz. It features Fionn Whitehead, Leyna Bloom, McCaul Lombardi including Louisa Krause. Martin Scorsese serves as an executive producer under his Sikelia Productions banner.

Port Authority Plot(Premise)

Port Authority

This movie is about a love story that is set in New York’s Kiki ballroom scene, After getting kicked out of his home in central Pennslyvania, Paul arrives at NYC’s dizzying central station with nowhere to go. A momentary encounter with Wye9Leyna Bloom) a trans woman of color, leads him to seek her out. amazed by her beauty and confidence, a love soon unfold. But as the two learn more about each other, Paul’s narratives begin to surface and the double life he lives must be rectified


Directed by: Danielle Lessovitz
Produced by: Rodrigo Teixeira, Virgine LacombeWritten by Danielle Lessovitz
Rating: R(Violence/Nudity/Sexual Content/Pervasive Language Writer: Danielle Lessovitz
Genre: Drama


Music by: Mathew Herbert
Release Date:(Theaters): May 28, 2021, Limited
Release Date:(Streaming): June 1, 2021
Runtime: 1h 41m
Production Co: Rhea Films(II) MUBI Madeleine Films, Kislevitz Films, Hercules Film Fund RT Features
Countries: United States France
Language: English
Box Office: $61,744

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Port Authority Cast and Crew

  • Fionn Whitehead as Paul
  • Leyna Bloom as Wye McQueen
  • McCaul Lombardi as Lee
  • Louisa Krause as Sara
  • William Dufault as Nix
  • Stephen Cavalieri as Fats
  • Eddie Plaza as Eddie McQueen
  • Taliek Jeqon as Taliek MacQueen
  • Azza Melton as Azza McQueen
  • Precious Ebony as Precious
  • Lawrence Spooky Taylor as Snookie
  • Jari Jones as Naima
  • Christopher Quarles as Mother McQueen
  • Devon Carpenter as Teekay

Release Date

The movie, Port Authority has its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in the Un Certain Regard. It is scheduled to be released in the United States on May 28 2021 by Momentum Pictures.


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