One-on-one Meetings

The DOCSP will select projects of feature or series documentary to participate in this activity.

An opportunity to build bridges with the market for financing and local and international positioning.

ONE ON ONE MEETINGS PROGRAM

DOCSP one-on-one meetings are individual meetings of 20 min, between representatives of documentary or series projects (director/producer) and representatives of TV channels, distributors, markets and national and international festivals. The meetings will be arranged based on decision makers interests.

In this edition, DOCSP Market will also accept  finalized contents (feature and series).

The selected projects will be invite to participate in one of the one on one meetings sessions at November 3, 4 and 5.

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one on one meetings  – session day 2

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the call WILL BE OPEN SOON: from august 25

 

  • We share the projects that were selected in the last edition of DOCSP for you have as a reference.
  • When the projects, films and series will be selected, this section will be substitute to the new projects.

 

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Doc Lab projects

ANARKITETÒNICA

ANARKITETÒNICA

by Alana Ferreira, Angela Donini, Duca Caldeira e Marina Cavalcanti

Brasil

Human Rights, Social affairs, Creation Documentary

01:30:00

ANARKITETÒNICA

Transgender people find a ROOF to restructure their lives. In the new daily life, between sharing a home and dealing with personal dramas, different ways to collectivize and build possible worlds emerge.

 

Director: Alana Ferreira, Angela Donini, Duca Caldeira e Marina Cavalcanti / Producer: Cecília Brito / Production company: Rensga e Cabaça Produções / Country: Brasil / Genre: Human Rights, Social affairs, Creation Documentary / Duration: 01:30:00 / Format: digital 4k / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Black Women in Search of the Freedom Routes

Black Women in Search of the Freedom Routes

by Urânia Munzanzu

Brazil

Human Rights, Social affairs, Creation Documentary

01:20:00

Black Women in Search of the Freedom Routes

A movie about the experice of Conceição Evaristo, Sueli Carneiro, Preta Rara, Luedji Luna, Érica Malunguinho, Mirtes Renata and Urânia Munzanzu, while they retrace and (re) signify the original routes of the slave trade traveling through African countries: Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria. The documentary takes the Balck women bodies as a main element that provokes reflections and debates imposed in the diaspora through Africa to the Americas.

Director: Urânia Munzanzu / Producer: Vânia Lima / Production company: Têm Dendê Produções / Country: Brazil / Genre: Human Rights, Social affairs, Creation Documentary / Duration: 01:20:00 / Format: 4K / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2023

Misidentified

Misidentified

by Fernanda Amim

Brazil

Human Rights, Social affairs, Politics

01:30:00

Misidentified

“Misidentified” follows the journey of 5 young black men from Rio de Janeiro’s metropolitan area, struggling to prove their innocence in the criminal justice system and claim back their lives, abruptly interrupted by eyewitness identification procedure based on photographs in police archives.

Director: Fernanda Amim / Producer: Gabriel Correa e Castro / Production company: Cadenza Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Human Rights, Social affairs, Politics / Duration: 01:30:00 / Format: HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Awards and festivals:

Apoio institucional e financeiro da Associação Juízes para a Democracia – AJD.

Tipos de suporte e apoio com instituições como OAB, o Instituto de Defesa do Direito de Defesa – IDDD, Ford Foundation, Open Society.

Mother Corage

Mother Corage

by Renata Jardim e Thiago B. Mendonça

Brasil

Human Rights, Social affairs, History

01:30:00

Mother Corage

Documentary about the Mothers of May, a movement dedicated to the memory of victims of the Brazilian police. The film will use real and imaginary spaces to build a portrait of these mothers.

Director: Renata Jardim e Thiago B. Mendonça / Producer: Renata Jardim / Production company: Memória Viva / Country: Brasil / Genre: Human Rights, Social affairs, History / Duration: 01:30:00 / Format: HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Awards and festivals:

Select to Brasil Cinemundi 2021.

 

She is Almost Family

She is Almost Family

by Lilian Solá Santiago

Brazil

Human Rights, Social affairs, Creation Documentary

2022

She is Almost Family

She Is Almost Family is a documentary on the lives and cultural expectations of Brazilian housekeepers, who are mostly Black women. Woven together with stories of the life of Laudelina de Campos Melo, founder of the first housekeepers’ union in Brazil, the film includes historical reenactments performed by activists from the very union that Ms. Melo founded.

Director: Lilian Solá Santiago / Producer: Tamires Serket / Production companies: Operahaus Features / Star Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Human Rights, Social affairs, Creation Documentary / Duration: 2022 / Format: Digital 4K / Language: Portuguese / Year: 01:20:00

Awards and festivals:

Participation at BRLab 2021. Won the Start Money from SPCINE.

Silence Gives Consent

Silence Gives Consent

by Sabrina Denobile

Brasil

Social affairs, Creation Documentary, Biographie

01:15:00

Silence Gives Consent

Sabrina, after being sexually abused throughout her childhood and adolescence by her own father, believes it is time to face wounds from the past that never closed. Talking with other survivors, as well as specialists, she starts a search for the hope of one day being able to live instead of just surviving, fighting daily against demons from the past so present. And thus, taking the taboo theme of CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE out of invisibility.

Director: Sabrina Denobile / Producer: Eric Belhassen / Production company: Boca a Boca Filmes / Country: Brasil / Genre: Social affairs, Creation Documentary, Biographie / Duration: 01:15:00 / Format: Full HD / Language: Português / Year: 2023

Tailings

Tailings

by Pedro de Filippis

Brazil, EUA

Social affairs, Politics, Environment

01:20:00

Tailings

The largest mining dam disasters take place in Brazil. In the imminence of new ruptures, a state counselor confronts the modus operandi of the government and mining sector, while dam refugees are left to fend for themselves in a post-colonial wasteland.

Director: Pedro de Filippis / Producer: Leonardo Mecchi e Tarsila Nakamura / Production companies: Enquadramento Produções / Mare/Sciallo Films / Country: Brazil, EUA / Genre: Social affairs, Politics, Environment / Duration: 01:20:00 / Format: 2K / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Awards and festivals:

Funds Instituto Sundance, Doc Society, LEF Foundation, Chicago Media Project e Nia Tero Foundation.

Best pitching at Camden IFF (EUA) and atvFestival de Brasília.

Participation at DOC Valparaíso e MAX MINAS Audiovisual Expo.

The Healing of the World

The Healing of the World

by Mariana Lacerda, Glicéria Tupinambá

Brasil

Human Rights, Social affairs, Culture

01:30:00

The Healing of the World

The Healing of the World is a documentary about the returning, after 300 years, of the Mantos
Tupinambá — feather garments made by Tupinambá women, an indigenous group from Bahia.
They make the connection between heaven and earth, between humans and the Encantados
(the spirits). Plundered from Brazil in colonial times, the Mantos come back into existence
through the dreams of Glicéria Tupinambá, the main character and also the director of this
film.

Director: Mariana Lacerda, Glicéria Tupinambá / Producer: Carol Ferreira / Production company: Bebinho Salgado 45 LTDA ME / Country: Brasil / Genre: Human Rights, Social affairs, Culture / Duration: 01:30:00 / Format: Digital 4k / Language: Português / Year: 2022

Rough Cut Lab projects

Cassandra, speak

Cassandra, speak

by Miguel Antunes Ramos

Brasil

01:10:00

Cassandra, speak

In contemporary Brazil, a theater group tries to stage the store of Cassandra and Agamenon.
Cassandra, Apolo’s prophetess, sees everything and speaks nothing.
This is the story of what they have seen and what they have not.
A film about the power of seeing, and the risk of being seen.
About what we didn’t see in the disaster that engulfs us all.

Director: Miguel Antunes Ramos / Producer: Miguel Antunes Ramos / Editor: Alexandre Wahrhaftig / Production company: Filmes do Vulcão / Country: Brasil / Duration: 01:10:00 / Format: HD / Language: Português / Year: 2022

M de mães

M de mães

by Lívia Perez

Brazil

01:34:00

M de mães

Marcela and Melanie are a lesbian couple living along with their dog Clotilde in Sao Paulo, Brazil. When they decide to become mothers, Melanie gets pregnant with twins through the IVF and Marcela induces lactation in her non-pregnant body, so both mothers can both breastfeed their newborns. When the babies are born, the two mothers breastfeed and face a journey of dual motherhood based on the experiences of a queer family.

 

Director: Lívia Perez / Producer: Giovanni Francischelli / Editor: Henrique Cartaxo / Production company: Doctela / Country: Brazil / Duration: 01:34:00 / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Awards and festivals:

O projeto participou e foi premiado no Doclab no DOCSP em 2018 onde teve consultoria de Andrés di Tela. Em 2019 participou do Taller de Documental do FICCI com consultoria de Laurent Becue Renard e Maite Alberdi. Em 2020 foi vencedor no Edital da Spcine Longa-metragens B.O. em primeiro lugar com nota máxima no pitching. Em 2021 o filme participou do Brasil Cinemundi onde recebeu consultoria de Maria Ramía (IDFA).

Market projects

A Class Portrait  – Life, people and moments

A Class Portrait – Life, people and moments

by Gregório Bacic

Brazil

01:20:00

A Class Portrait  – Life, people and moments

A class photo from 1955 becomes the object of investigation by documentary filmmaker Gregório Bacic in 1977. 40 years later, the director is reunited with part of the same characters with the aim of discovering the effects of time in members of their own generation. What could end up in a melancholy documentary, however, navigates much further by revealing,the values that sustain and characterize the privileged Brazilian middle class.

Director: Gregório Bacic / Producer: Camilo Cavalcanti / Production company: Clariô Filmes / Country: Brazil / Duration: 01:20:00 / Format: HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Açucena

Açucena

by Isaac Donato

Brazil

Creation Documentary

01:11:00

Açucena

Every year, a 67 -year -old woman celebrates her 7th birthday. 

Director: Isaac Donato / Producer: Marília Cunha / Production company: Movie Ações Audiovisuais / Country: Brazil / Genre: Creation Documentary / Duration: 01:11:00 / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Awards and festivals:

LABS: Diáspora Lab (Brasil, 2018); Campus DocsBarcelona ( Espanha, 2019); LABEX  (Argentina, 2020).

FESTIVAL: 24a Mostra de Cinema de Tiradentes(2021); 7a Mostra de  Cinema de Gostoso ( 2021); 12 CineFantasy – Festival  Internacional de Cinema Fantástico ( 2021).

AWARDS: Best Projetc WIP at LABEX Argentina; Best Film (Official Jury) at Mostra Aurora na 24a Mostra de Cinema de Tiradentes; Best Film 12. CINEFANTASY – Festival  Internacional de Cinema Fantástico.

Alive

Alive

by Lirio Ferreira, Claudio Assis

Brazil

Biographies, Music, Culture

01:20:00

Alive

ALIVE! is a doc about the album VIVO by singer and composer Alceu Valença, who is recognized as one of the greatest artists of current MPB. Alceu was one of the first artists in the music scene at the time to combine northeastern music genres with the international pop rock sound. The show and the album Vivo! (1976), which guide this doc, symbolize the artist’s production in the counterculture years and represent the apex of this language.

Director: Lirio Ferreira, Claudio Assis / Producer: Camila Valença / Production company: Jurema Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Biographies, Music, Culture / Duration: 01:20:00 / Format: Digital / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

ANTÁRTICA VERDE

ANTÁRTICA VERDE

by Wiland Pinsdorf

Brasil

Meio Ambiente, Ciência e Tecnologia

01:30:00

ANTÁRTICA VERDE

Em busca de pistas sobre as mudanças climáticas, um fotógrafo e aventureiro brasileiro lidera um grupo de cientistas em um dos lugares mais perigosos e remotos do planeta

 

Director: Wiland Pinsdorf / Producer: Wiland Pinsdorf / Production company: Canvas 24p Filmes / Country: Brasil / Genre: Meio Ambiente, Ciência e Tecnologia / Duration: 01:30:00 / Format: Digital HD / Language: Português / Year: 2022

Awards and festivals:

EDITAL ALDIR BLANC 2020

Black is Fashionable

Black is Fashionable

by Cleissa Regina Martins

Brazil

Culture, Biographies, Current affairs

8 episodes

00:26:00

Black is Fashionable

In each episode, one black designer in ascension in the Brazilian fashion industry is presented.

Director: Cleissa Regina Martins / Producer: Cleissa Regina Martins / Production company: Gêmeos Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Culture, Biographies, Current affairs / Duration: 00:26:00 / Episodes: 8 / Format: 4K / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Broken Coast

Broken Coast

by Rafael Duarte e Thais Lazzeri

Brazil

Environment, Social affairs, Current affairs

01:30:00

Broken Coast

Broken Coast is a documentary that narrows down the relation between the impact of the ocean on the Brazilian coastline caused by climate change and the scars provoked by social inequality. The film profiles an extraordinary case of a beach town destroyed by the ocean invasion in the past decades that displaced more than 500 families. It dives into the lives of locals about to lose their homes to display the big picture of this global threat.

Director: Rafael Duarte e Thais Lazzeri / Producer: Rafael Duarte e Thais Lazzeri / Production companies: Bambalaio Filmes / FALA - histórias para não esquecer / Country: Brazil / Genre: Environment, Social affairs, Current affairs / Duration: 01:30:00 / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Awards and festivals:

Parceria ONG Climate Reality Project Brasil.

Carlini, Guitar Man

Carlini, Guitar Man

by Luiz Carlos Lucena

Brazil

Biographies, Music, Creation documentary

01:16:00

Carlini, Guitar Man

Carlini, Guitar Man tells the 50-year trajectory of the guitarist who created the band Tutti Frutti and is considered the greatest Brazilian rock guitarist.

Director: Luiz Carlos Lucena / Production company: Ativa Cinema e Video Ltda / Country: Brazil / Genre: Biographies, Music, Creation documentary / Duration: 01:16:00 / Format: 1080p / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Cidade Indígena (A Cabeça do cachorro)

Cidade Indígena (A Cabeça do cachorro)

by Vicente Ferraz

Brasil

Meio Ambiente, Temas Sociais, Temas Atuais

01:30:00

Cidade Indígena (A Cabeça do cachorro)

Ao acompanhar o cotidiano de três famílias indígenas de diferentes etnias no Alto Amazonas, revelamos a história de mais de cem anos de contato com o homem branco e o impacto causado por essa relação de  poder e exploração na cultura ancestral e na vida dos povos da região.

 

Director: Vicente Ferraz / Producer: Juliana de Carvalho / Production company: Bang Filmes & Produções / Country: Brasil / Genre: Meio Ambiente, Temas Sociais, Temas Atuais / Duration: 01:30:00 / Format: Digital 4K / Language: Português, idiomas indígenas / Year: 2022

Do Tamanho dos Meus Sonhos

Do Tamanho dos Meus Sonhos

by Gabriel Novis

Brasil

Temas Sociais, Biografia

01:30:00

Do Tamanho dos Meus Sonhos

Diferente do futebol, o surf nunca foi conhecido como um esporte que gerasse grandes transformações sociais. Até a chegada de Adriano de Souza. Conhecido como Mineirinho, ele vem de uma favela no Guarujá e sua vida é marcada pelas tragédias inerentes à vida nessas comunidades. A  sua história poderia ser a história de milhões de brasileiros. Poderia, caso ele não tivesse canalizado toda a sua energia no surfe e se tornado um campeão mundial.

 

 

Director: Gabriel Novis / Producer: Mayra Faour Auad / Production company: MyMama Entertainment / Country: Brasil / Genre: Temas Sociais, Biografia / Duration: 01:30:00 / Format: Digital / Language: Português / Year: 2022

Fly Brother with Ernest White II

Fly Brother with Ernest White II

by Pedro Augusto Grunert Serra

Brazil, EUA

Culture, Current affairs, Educative

10 episode episodes

00:23:00

Fly Brother with Ernest White II

FLY BROTHER with Ernest White II is a television travel docu-series about friendship and connection, featuring storyteller and explorer Ernest White II. In each half-hour episode, Ernest’s real-life friends bring him into their communities, taking the audience on a journey through different cultures and showing that the whole world is our tribe. Season 1 was filmed in 11 cities or regions in five continents and premiered on PBS USA in 2020.

Director: Pedro Augusto Grunert Serra / Producer: Ernest White II / Production companies: Presidio Pictures / Do Rio Filmes / Country: Brazil, EUA / Genre: Culture, Current affairs, Educative / Duration: 00:23:00 / Episodes: 10 episode / Language: English / Year: 2021

Formula Dreams

Formula Dreams

by Nick Story

Brazil

Creation Documentary, Children, Youth, Current affairs

10 episodes

00:26:00

Formula Dreams

In one of the main kart championships in Brazil, the São Paulo Cup at Granja Viana, children mature at high speed as they face challenges on and off the tracks. At each stage, the series follows the pressure of parents, the financial effort of the families, the responsibility of child pilots, the thrill of victories, the frustration of defeats. Who will be the next racing idol?

Director: Nick Story / Producer: Nick Story e Isabel de Almeida Prado / Production company: Story Productions / Country: Brazil / Genre: Creation Documentary, Children, Youth, Current affairs / Duration: 00:26:00 / Episodes: 10 / Language: Portuguese, English DUBB / Year: 2021

I went to see the Pantanal and it wasn’t there

I went to see the Pantanal and it wasn’t there

by Wiland Pinsdorf

Brazil

Environment, Current affairs

00:30:00

I went to see the Pantanal and it wasn’t there

A photographer follows the greatest devastation in the history of the Pantanal and the work of volunteers who fight to save the animals.

Director: Wiland Pinsdorf / Producer: Wiland Pinsdorf / Production company: Canvas 24p Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Environment, Current affairs / Duration: 00:30:00 / Format: Digital 4K / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2021

I Will Be There Every Single Night

I Will Be There Every Single Night

by Tati Franklin, Suellen Vasconcelos

Brazil

Human Rights, Politics, Current affairs

01:20:00

I Will Be There Every Single Night

After suffering a physical aggression for transphobia in the evangelical church she used to attend, Mel Rosário, 56, bears the pain and the costs of the lawsuits involving this case whilst she claims for her rights by protesting in front of the church she is now prohibited to get in. Meanwhile, she must find her way through Bolsonaro’s government and reinvent herself in search of a better life.

Director: Tati Franklin, Suellen Vasconcelos / Producer: Thiago Moulin Country: Brazil / Genre: Human Rights, Politics, Current affairs / Duration: 01:20:00 / Format: 4K / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Awards and festivals:

Visions du Réel 2021 (Rough Cut Lab) , Brasil Cinemundi 2020 (Projeto em Produção), Residências Walden (Uruguai 2019), DocSP 2018 (consultoria com Cristiano Burlan), Brasil Cinemundi 2018  (Doc Brasil Meeting)

Kunhã Karai and the narratives of the earth

Kunhã Karai and the narratives of the earth

by Paola Mallmann de Oliveira

Brazil

Social affairs, Culture, Current affairs

02:00:00

Kunhã Karai and the narratives of the earth

The life story of Brazilian indigenous women along the paths of healing, war, vision and knowledge. Between the contrast of the indigenous presence in the urban context to the village environment, the cultural diversity of the original peoples who formed Brazil bring us perspectives on being an indigenous woman in the contemporary, the relationship with ancestry and leadership in crisis scenarios, to be part of the Earth’s healing process.

 

Director: Paola Mallmann de Oliveira / Producer: Beto Rodrigues Country: Brazil / Genre: Social affairs, Culture, Current affairs / Duration: 02:00:00 / Format: HD 2K / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Awards and festivals:

Fundo – Mostre-me o fundo

Lobão – On the Edge

Lobão – On the Edge

by Paulo Fontenelle

Brazil

Biographies, Music, Culture

01:30:00

Lobão – On the Edge

Documentary about the life and work of the musician Lobão, known both for his musical talent and for the controversies that have always been part of his life.

Director: Paulo Fontenelle / Producer: Gabriel Correa e Castro / Production company: Viralata Produções / Country: Brazil / Genre: Biographies, Music, Culture / Duration: 01:30:00 / Format: 4K / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Awards and festivals:

RioMarket, Max Minas Audiovisual Expo and Rio2c.

Nothing to be done

Nothing to be done

by Leandra Leal

Brazil

Culture, Current affairs, Creation Documentary

01:20:00

Nothing to be done

Ângela Leal and her daughter Leandra, two important Brazilian actresses, are the heirs of the oldest private theatre in Brazil. While they look for ways to brave the financial crisis brought by the pandemic, they decide to stage WAITING FOR GODOT in their own home. When an unknown virus brings the whole world to a halt, family dramas find escape in Beckett’s theatre of absurd.

Director: Leandra Leal / Producer: Maria Barreto e Carol Benjamin / Production company: Daza Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Culture, Current affairs, Creation Documentary / Duration: 01:20:00 / Format: 4K / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Awards and festivals:

Brasil Cinemundi 2020
IDFA Space

Osmar Santos and the Third Margin

Osmar Santos and the Third Margin

by Victor Sá e Lívia Sá

Brazil

Biographies, Polítics, Culture

01:30:00

Osmar Santos and the Third Margin

A search for the story of the journalist, Osmar Santos. Through the intimate, and oftentimes, distant look, us, his son and daughter – Victor and Lívia – intend to dive into the story of our father who, even though is a public figure, remains unseen in many ways.  A film in the first person of the plural.

Director: Victor Sá e Lívia Sá / Producer: Camilo Cavalcanti / Production company: Clariô Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Biographies, Polítics, Culture / Duration: 01:30:00 / Format: 4K and 16mm / Language: Português / Year: 2022

Palimsesto

by André Di Franco, Felipe Canêdo

Brazil

01:30:00

In an unknown future, the astronaut Minemosine arrives on Earth and is faced with audiovisual records of a fire that occurred at the Natural History Museum of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, on June 15, 2020, Belo Horizonte. Faced with the particular stratigraphy that confuses times and spaces in the documents found, the narrator turns to traces of this fire and other similar events in history, observing the ashes and successive erasures that form a palimpsest. An investigative essay on what lies behind Brazil’s flammable history.

 

Director: André Di Franco, Felipe Canêdo / Producer: Barbara Ferreira / Production company: Quarteto Filmes / Country: Brazil / Duration: 01:30:00 / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Awards and festivals:

Doc Brasil Meeting (Brasil Cinemundi) – DOCSP Award and CONECTA Chile Award

Rebojo

Rebojo

by Denise Marchi e Daniel Almeida

Brazil

Culture, Environment, Creation Documentary

00:52:00

Rebojo

The crew of an artisanal fishing boat in southern Brazil waits every year for the sea water from the Atlantic Ocean to enter Lagoa dos Patos. However, as marine fish may represent the difference between abundance and scarcity, the low occurrence of salinization in recent years leaves these men at the mercy of their fate, in an endless wait in which time almost seems to go around in circles.

Director: Denise Marchi e Daniel Almeida / Producer: Daniela Israel / Production company: Bactéria Filme / Country: Brazil / Genre: Culture, Environment, Creation Documentary / Duration: 00:52:00 / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2021

Refugees

Refugees

by Fabiana Assis

Brazil

Social affairs, Current affairs, Human Rights

01:20:00

Refugees

Pacaraima é uma minúscula cidade na fronteira mais remota e conturbada do Brasil. Com o afluxo de imigrantes venezuelanos é hoje o município que mais cresce no país. É também, por isso, o lar, provisório ou definitivo, de centenas de refugiadas em busca de melhores condições de vida, cujo cotidiano e conflitos, a diretora Fabiana Assis pretende retratar. O que é afinal a experiência de deixar sua casa e viver como refugiada em outro país?

Director: Fabiana Assis / Producer: Fabiana Assis and Pedro Novaes / Production companies: Violeta Filmes LTDA / Sertão Films / Country: Brazil / Genre: Social affairs, Current affairs, Human Rights / Duration: 01:20:00 / Format: 4K / Language: Portuguese and Spanish / Year: 2023

Riverbank

Riverbank

by Claudia Neubern

Brazil, France

Environment, Current affairs, Creation Documentary

01:20:00

Riverbank

The film tells the human aftermath of the greatest environmental disaster in the history of Brazil: the collapse of a tailings dam at a mining complex run by the two largest mining companies worldwide. Beyond the hard facts and official inquiries, my wish is to convey the thoughts and feelings of those whose everyday lives were directly affected, simple and humble people condemned to silence throughout history.

Director: Claudia Neubern / Producer: Vitor Graize e Quentin Laurent / Production companies: Pique-Bandeira Filmes / Les Films de l’oeil sauvage / Country: Brazil, France / Genre: Environment, Current affairs, Creation Documentary / Duration: 01:20:00 / Format: Digital, Super8 / Language: Portuguese and French / Year: 2022

Awards and festivals:

Fund Région Sud and Procirep Angoa.

Rivers

Rivers

by Cadu Pereiva e Vânia Lima

Brazil

Environment, Social affairs, Current affairs, Science, Culture

16 episodes

00:46:00

Rivers

The series “RIOS” reveals that the river not only modifies the landscape, it modifies the people and who tells this story is the photographer Eduardo Moody when embarking with his technical team on a journey through the rivers of Maranhenses. At the end of each episode, photo essays establish a bridge between the sensitivity of the artistic gaze of photography, the cultural knowledge and popular knowledge of the characters found along the way

Director: Cadu Pereiva e Vânia Lima / Producer: Keyti Souza / Production company: Têm Dendê Produções / Country: Brazil / Genre: Environment, Social affairs, Current affairs, Science, Culture / Duration: 00:46:00 / Episodes: 16 / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2021

Rolê – Stories of Brazilian Protests in Malls

Rolê – Stories of Brazilian Protests in Malls

by Vladimir Seixas

Brazil

Politics

01:22:00

Rolê – Stories of Brazilian Protests in Malls

The documentary investigates why the Brazilian malls’ protests have mobilized thousands of black people in recent years. Follow the lives of three characters and discover the dreams of a generation that has found new ways of dealing with violence. Discover the dreams, beauty, poetry, art and politics of a generation that has found new ways of dealing with violence by promoting an intense debate across the Brazil about how black lives matter.

Director: Vladimir Seixas / Producer: Luis Carlos de Alencar / Production company: Couro de Rato / Country: Brazil / Genre: Politics / Duration: 01:22:00 / Format: 4K / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2021

Awards and festivals:

RIIFF 2021 – Flickers ‘Rhode Island International Film Festival

Grand Prize Flickers International Vision Award

Olhar de Cinema 2021: Grand Prix Jury and Audience Awards.

 

Roots of the Sacred Feminine

by Carla de Andrade Camurati

Brazil

Creation Documentary

01:20:00

The documentary “Roots of the Sacred Feminine”, directed by Carla Camurati, is an investigation into how five of the world’s major religious doctrines depict the female gender. How are women perceived by religion and how have they been treated throughout history? How is the feminine figure portrayed in sacred texts? How do pre-established models, such as those created by goddesses and saints, influence the status of women in society?

Director: Carla de Andrade Camurati / Producer: Carla de Andrade Camurati / Production company: Copacabana Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Creation Documentary / Duration: 01:20:00 / Format: HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Samuel and the light

Samuel and the light

by Vinícius Girnys

Brazil, France

Environment, Creation Documentary

01:18:00

Samuel and the light

The film follows the daily life of Samuel and his family for six years in a fishing village on thecoast of Paraty, RJ. Little by little we perceive a complex reality, where modernity and tradition, luxury and trash, nature and technology reveal their contradictions. The arrival of electricity and tourism, as well as the extinction of fish and violence in the family, deconstruct an idealized paradise, forming a portrait of contemporary Brazil.

Director: Vinícius Girnys / Producer: Fernando Pereira dos Santos / Production companies: Sendero Filmes / Le-Lokal Production / Country: Brazil, France / Genre: Environment, Creation Documentary / Duration: 01:18:00 / Format: Digital 2K / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

STELA DO PATROCÍNIO AND THE GENESIS OF POETRY

STELA DO PATROCÍNIO AND THE GENESIS OF POETRY

by Milena Manfredini

Brazil

Biographies, Creation documentary, Social affairs

02:00:00

STELA DO PATROCÍNIO AND THE GENESIS OF POETRY

STELA DO PATROCÍNIO AND THE GENESIS OF POETRY is a film about the Brazilian poet Stela do Patrocínio, a black woman who lived for many years in a psychiatric institution on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. Stela reinvented her existence, assuming for herself the elaboration of her own history through poetry and performance.

Director: Milena Manfredini / Producer: Cavi Borges / Production company: Cavideo / Country: Brazil / Genre: Biographies, Creation documentary, Social affairs / Duration: 02:00:00 / Format: Digital / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Trans Rio Verde

Trans Rio Verde

by Alana Ferreira, Helena Caetana

Brazil

Human Rights, Current affairs, Creation documentary

01:25:00

Trans Rio Verde

The film shows the daily life of Bruna de Souza, a 23-year-old transvestite, in Rio Verde, Goiás. Based on the relationship between documentary and fiction, the director will reconstitute scenes from Bruna’s life until the dawn of an inevitable Ash Wednesday. Sometimes directing, sometimes acting, the director, in Bruna’s place, will cover the subjective and economic dimensions of transvestite and transsexual prostitution and agribusiness, at Setor Pauzanes, in Rio Verde, Goiás.

Director: Alana Ferreira, Helena Caetana / Producer: Cecília Brito / Production companies: RENSGA PRODUÇÕES CULTURAIS LTD / Mirra Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Human Rights, Current affairs, Creation documentary / Duration: 01:25:00 / Format: 4K / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

We are Divine

We are Divine

by Mariana Cobra

Brazil

Current affairs, Politics

8 episodes

00:30:00

We are Divine

In each episode, a woman will be invited to an intimate photo shoot in which she will be  challenged to face her natural beauty, with no makeup, no retouching or any other intervention, wearing only underwear. Breaking with the impositions of beauty standards seems an easy task, but in reality it is a daily and permanent process.

Director: Mariana Cobra / Producer: Juliana Bauer / Production company: Sentimental Filme / Country: Brazil / Genre: Current affairs, Politics / Duration: 00:30:00 / Episodes: 8 / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese and Spanish / Year: 2023

Welcome to Maracanã

Welcome to Maracanã

by Diogo Dahl

Brazil

Culture, Social affairs, Creation Documentary

01:30:00

Welcome to Maracanã

“Welcome to Maracanã” is a documentary about the transformation through the last 20 years of the worldwide famous brazilian football stadium: Maracanã.

Director: Diogo Dahl / Producer: Diogo Dahl / Production company: Coqueirão Pictures / Country: Brazil / Genre: Culture, Social affairs, Creation Documentary / Duration: 01:30:00 / Format: Digital / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022

Awards and festivals:

Work in Progress Film Festival Havana (2018) and Cartagena (2019).

When The LSD Arrived

When The LSD Arrived

by Rafael Machado

Brazil

Culture, History, Current affairs

01:30:00

When The LSD Arrived

“When The LSD Arrived” tells the story of the first lawsuit for LSD trafficking in Brazil that culminated in the torture and imprisonment of the young artist from Sao Paulo, Antonio Peticov, in 1970.The film also contextualizes the emergence of LSD, from its discovery in Switzerland in 1943,its medicinal therapeutic use in the late 1950s and mid-1960s, until it reached the status of iconic substance in the counterculture and consequent repression.

Director: Rafael Machado / Producer: Gabriel Correa e Castro / Production company: Viralata Produções / Country: Brazil / Genre: Culture, History, Current affairs / Duration: 01:30:00 / Format: HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2022