Documentaries 2018-19

In Baixada Fluminense, independent cultural groups began a filmclub movement that brings cinema to the viewer. For over a decade, these film clubs have a Read more
Birth is, in many peoples, a time of celebration and worship. However, over the years, the hospitalization of childbirth has destroyed many of the roots Read more
'Hindu Eu' is a documentary that explores the reality and space of the Portuguese Hindu community in the Radha Krishna Temple in Telheiras. The film Read more
A tribe from Brazil performs a farewell ritual for a member of the village who has just passed away. The ritual is performed around a Read more
A deep dive into a new world, filled with rituals, music, magic, secrets, fascinating images and stories of real people who struggle to survive, keeping Read more
The life, hopes and dreams of a kids and their BMX coach training in a South African township (Kayamandi), waiting for competition day. Throughout the Read more
The spiritual aspects of Shamanism are inured in mystery and some believe Shaman doctors and healers can tell the future and ward off demon spirits Read more
The black people from Amapá, an amazonic Brazilian state, tell their own history through "Ladrão de Marabaixo" songs. They sing verses inspired by real events, Read more
In Kibera (Nairobi), one of the biggest slums of the world, Simon, Philip and Geoffrey have created the collective MADE IN KIBERA (MIK). Their goal Read more
A poetic essay about feminism. Naire (68) and Adelaide (36), two Brazilians women from two different generations meet in Lisbon at the Women's March, in Read more
Ntuthuko goes home, from Johannesburg to the Vaal, in the exploration of spiritual healing and the relevance of practising in today's society through his mother, Read more
The traditional community dish of Saint Sebastian, in Couto de Dornelas (Portugal), narrated by Mrs. Lucília Ponteira, an old woman from the land. Read more
Renaissance, a challenge. The artistic project of the Valencian creators Miguel Arraiz and David Moreno, will cross the Atlantic to establish synergies with the most Read more
The yoga of laughter is a therapy that combines four actions: play, sing, dance and laugh, which makes us children again and allows us to Read more
The Saakhelu Kiwe Kame is a ritual of the Nasa indigenous peoples of Colombia, which deals with the revitalization of mother earth in the context Read more
Paika is a film about a martial art dance form. More than a medium of entertainment, it has a social significance as it commemorate and Read more
“Sculpting the Spirits” is a journey off the West coast of Africa exploring how the magical world of the Bijagós people is threatened by the Read more
When I decided to go live with Annie Garby to film a documentary about free dance, I already Knew the type of trip that was Read more
When was the last time you turned off the phone for ten days?" From this question arises the project: the director Lucio Laugelli tells in Read more
“…The dead souls enter into homes at midnight, passing around the laden tables, departing afterwards satiated only by the aroma of the food. If, instead Read more
Directed by Manuela Barile, with research by Luis Costa and Manuela Barile and local mediation by Isabel Silvestre, 'Bondança' is  an almost wordless documentary about Read more

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