Lío Mehiel

Lío Mehiel is an actor, artist, and filmmaker. Lío made their feature film debut starring in Sundance 2023’s Mutt. Their critically acclaimed performance earned them the U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award in Acting, making them the first trans actor to ever win the award. The film can currently be streamed on Netflix. Most recently, Lío returned to Sundance 2024, starring opposite Leslie Grace, Sasha Calle and Residente in In the Summers, which won the festival’s top honor of Grand Jury Prize in the U.S. Dramatic Competition. As a filmmaker, Lío is a co-founder of Voyeur Productions. Their most recent short, Entre Amigxs, can now be seen on NOWNESS. Lío is currently the producer and creative director of the transgender sculpture collection, Ancient Futures/Angels. The works most recently showed at GUTS Gallery in London and can now be seen at Charleston in the UK. Their piece Arcade Amerikana was included in the list of 10 Best Immersive Shows in NYC by Time Out and Gothamist. (Photo by Soni Broman.)


I’m Coming, or, I Am on My Way

By Lío Mehiel | March 13, 2024

I’m Coming, or, I Am on My Way

Lío Mehiel, star of Mutt and Sundance winner In the Summers, on testosterone, transition and finding their true voice.