Birthday and Punishment
10', Belo Horizonte - MG/SP, 2017
Lucas is grounded right n his birthday. His friends come up with a plan to release him and to throw him a surprise party, filled with snacks and candies. The whole community gets involved in this plan lead by children. Characterized by its playful tone, which reveals the fun underlying its construction, the film (…)
Below the Clouds
17', Brasil, 2010
Nenê has been married to Geralda for 30 years. One Sunday afternoon, a usual, he goes to a samba to meet his friends. When he comes home, he is surprised by the news that his wife was taken to the hospital. Without letting the ball drop, he finds a solution (…)
25', Mato Grosso do Sul, 2017
After years of father abandonment, Luana receives a letter from him on her birthday. Wagner, her brother, wants to promote the reencounter but Luana refuses. In the following days, both of them face the distances of their choices, while maintaining the complicity of everyday life. (Francine Barbosa)
7', USA, 2015
Bus Nut re-articulates the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott, a political and social protest against US racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery, Alabama, and its relationship to an educational video on schoolbus safety.
25', Portugal, 2017
Different temporalities cross each other in rural Portugal. Children visit fields of misery and collect stories of resistance told by peasants. “A hundred steps forward, a hundred years backwards”, a character says. The fight for land reform began in the 19th century and has crossed the following century culminating in the Carnation Revolution. However, (…)
Bridge Ove the Abyss
9', Brasil, 2017
Instigated by the revelation of a family secret, Aline left on a journey to look for traces of her ancestors. She has travelled through Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais, Portugal and Sierra Leone researching in public and private archives and creating a counter-narrative about what is usually told about the (…)
20', Brasil, 2015
Another day in the life of an elderly couple living in the city outskirts.
14', Turkey, 2017
Baran is the true story of a 12 year old boy whose attempt to run away, hindered by those who doesn’t care enough to ask for his reasons, culminates in tragedy.
23', Brasil 2018
Kastelany arrives at Luciana’s house. Mia is getting ready to go out with her friends. Dandara makes out with Johi for the fi rst time.