Djon Africa

Djon Africa


Original title: Djon Africa
Country: Brazil
Director: Joao Miller Guerra; Filipa Reis
Year: 2018
Duration: 95
Genre: Biopic
Color: Color
Original language: Portuguese
Languages available: Portuguese
Subtitles: English

Synopsis:

 A kindhearted and carefree young Rastafarian named Miguel, a.k.a. Djon África – is a Portuguese-born musician of Cape Verdean descent who identifies as African even though he’s never been to the continent. He is prompted to go on a search for his father. All he knows is what his grandmother tells him.


Awards:

 WINNER Best Script – Cineuphoria
WINNER – Best original song, Sophia Awards – Portuguese Cinema Academy
OFFICIAL SELECTION – International Film Festival Rotterdam
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Africa in Motion Film Festival (Edinburgh, Scotland)
OFFICIAL SELECTION – San Francisco International Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Durban International Film Festival

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