National Competition 3

69 min . 12 anos

Sun, 22 nov 18h Festhome TV

O Barco e o Rio

DIR: Bernardo Ale Abinader . 17 min . AM/Brazil . 2020

Vera is a religious woman who takes care of a boat in the port of Manaus. She needs to deal with her sister Josi, with whom she disagrees about how to handle the boat and how to live life.

Cidade Sem Mar

DIR: Felipe Nepomuceno . 5 min . RJ/Brazil . 2020

He was a boy forgotten in the backyard from his own childhood.

Eu Também Não Te Vejo Daqui

DIR: Ariela Calanca . 13 min . SP/Brazil . 2020

Fragments of daily conversations taken from instant messaging apps, in which friends and family members discuss the arrival and growth of the pandemic in Brazil, beginning in March 2020. They routinely narrate insecurities, fears and news and share their reflections about isolation and how the pandemic has affected their lives. Anguish, loneliness, unemployment, longing and the uncertainty of the present and future. Meanwhile the camera seeks refuge through the window hole and finds its equals, which takes the confrontation with its own loneliness even further.

Voyage Voyage

DIR: Sabrina Fidalgo . 4 min . RJ/Brazil . 2020

Longing for the world during the Covid-19 pandemic.


DIR: Denize Galiao . 30 min . SP/Germany, Brazil . 2019

An old brazilian legend says that “Saudade” was created by the African gods that the enslaved people don’t forget their beloved ones and where they come from. Triggered by the disease of her father the afro Brazilian directress Denize Galiao explores her deepest feelings for her home and her roots which she does not want to lose after 20 years of living in Germany. The word Saudade which cannot be translated into any other language is the red line through the story of a family that lives between two different cultures.