Country: Brazil

HOLY TREMOR

The film addresses the recent wave of evangelism dominating the public debate in Brazil. It concentrates on the different social and aesthetic aspects of Gospel music produced and performed by a young generation of singers who see in religion a new form of entrepreneurship.

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LEAKING BLUE

A mother looks for her son in a hospital bed. She finds her daughter instead. Among shores and tides, blue leaks from the core.

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RUSSA

Russa returns to Bairro do Aleixo in Porto to visit her sister and her friends with whom she will celebrate her son’s birthday. In this brief reunion, Russa returns to the collective memory of her neighbourhood where three of the five towers still remain standing.

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YOU ARE SEEING THINGS

In the darkness of a nightclub, hairdresser Porck and firefighter Dayana try their luck as Brega singers while plotting their course from studio to stage. Gestures are followed by melodies about love, betrayal, luxury and power in an experimental documentary.

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ATOTÔ

A father asks his son to accomplish a strange family tradition: digging his own grave. The time father and son spend together in the cemetery fulfills a spiritual value and softens the sadness of death.

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