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