It’s All True 2018 Overview

Festival:
The 23rd É Tudo Verdade/It’s All True

Dates:
April 12-22

About:
This documentary showcases brings approximately 30 new and recent features to São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

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.

STEALING RODIN

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.

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