My name is Daniel

My name is Daniel

Original title: Meu nome é Daniel
Production: Seu Filme; TvZero
Country: Brazil
Director: Daniel Gonçalves
Script: Daniel Gonçalves; Debora Guimarães
Cast: Pedro Jose Ben; Daniel Gonçalves
Year: 2018
Duration: 83
Genre: Social documentary
Color: Color
Original language: Portuguese
Languages available: Portuguese
Subtitles: English


 Daniel Gonçalves was born with a disability that no doctor has been able to diagnose. In the personal documentary “My Name is Daniel”, the young Rio-based filmmaker traces his life’s path to try to understand his condition. Through family archive footage and footage recorded nowadays, you’ll take a walk-through Daniel’s moments, stories, and reflections.


 Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Índias 2019 – Qualified Documentary for the Academy Awards

Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival 2018 – Special Mention Documentary Direction

Mostra de Cinema de Gostoso 2018 – Best feature film

Mostra de Cinema de Tiradentes 2019 – Best feature film (Audience award)

Festival Assim Vivemos 2019 – Special mention

Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival 2019 – Best documentary

Rare Stories 2020 – Best feature film and Audience award


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