I owe you a letter about Brazil

I owe you a letter about Brazil


Original title: Fico te devendo uma carta sobre o Brasil
Production: Daza Filmes; Muiraquitã Filmes; VideoFilmes
Country: Brazil
Director: Carol Benjamin
Script: Carol Benjamin; Rita Toledo
Year: 2019
Duration: 90
Genre: Historic documentary
Color: Color
Original language: Portuguese
Languages available: Portuguese
Subtitles: Anglais

Synopsis:

 Filmmaker Carol Benjamin’s father spent years in jail during the Brazilian military dictatorship. It drove her grandmother to become a human rights activist. What scars has this era left on their family and country, and why is nobody talking about it?


Awards:

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival 2019 : First Appearance Award - Special Mention of the Jury

Arquivo Em Cartaz - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Arquivo 2020 : Best Feature Film

Indian Cine Film Festival 2020: Best Documentary - Jury Award

London Arthouse Film Festival 2020 : LAHFF Award - Best Feature Documentary

It's All True - International Documentary Film Festival 2020 : Honorable mention

 

Tempo Documentary Festival 2020: Nominee Stefan Jarl International Documentary Award - Best Feature Documentary

FIFDH - International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights 2020 : Nominee Grand Prix de Genève

Festival de Cine de Lima PUCP 2020: Nominee Best Documentary

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