The 23rd É Tudo Verdade/It’s All True
This documentary event showcases approximately 30 new and recent features to São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro audiences.
ELEGY OF A CRIME
Among the titles in the Brazilian Competition are Cristiano Burlan’s ELEGY OF A CRIME
, the filmmaker’s exploration of his mother’s murder; Cao Guimarães’ WAITING
, a meditation on anticipation; Margarita Hernandez’s CHE, MEMORIES OF A SECRET YEAR
, an insiders’ look at how Che Guevara avoided the CIA and KGB in December 1965; and Luiz Bolognesi’s EX-SHAMAN
, a portrait of an indigenous shaman forced to convert to Christianity.
The fest’s Latin American Competition offers, among other titles, Cristóbal Valenzuela’s STEALING RODIN
, revisiting the 2005 disappearance of a sculpture in Chile; and Andrés Chaves Sánchez’s CARTUCHO
, on the transformation of a Colombian neighborhood into a rundown haven for crack addicts.
ZAATARI – MEMORIES OF THE LABYRINTH
The International Competition includes work such as Paschoal Samora’s ZAATARI – MEMORIES OF THE LABYRINTH
, set in the massive Syrian refugee camp; and Milena de Moura Barba’s BEIJING INTO SONGS
, in which Beijing residents sing songs of personal significance.