PANORAMA CARIOCA #3

79 min .

Mon, 8 nov 21h Estação Net Botafogo 1
Mon, 8 nov 22h Festhome TV

AVA

DIR: Stella Brajterman . 15 min . RJ/Brazil . 2021

By moving into the apartment that was one of her refugee ancestors, Ava seeks to connect with her blind grandfather whom she never came to know, and to reveal the world in which she now lives.

ALÁGBEBÉ

DIR: Safira Moreira . 12 min . RJ/Brazil . 2021

The film presents the path that Zé Diabo takes in the process of making the orixá tools while reoccupying his workshop on the historical Ladeira da Conceição da Praia. Permeated by stories of José Adário and his knowledge as a religious priest, the short film captures the images of his daily life - from the junkyard to the workshop - apprehending details that carry the mysteries about the process of transforming pieces of iron into sacred objects revealed by fire and by Ogun, the orisha blacks.

COMING INTO BLOOM

DIR: Bruna Amorim . 15 min . RJ/Brazil . 2021

Coming Into Bloom is a documentary that investigates the challenges of growing old in Brazil as a woman who loves women. In a scenario of uncertainty regarding the rights of LGBTQs, the young bisexual filmmaker, Bruna Amorim, meets the founder of the lesbian movement in the country, Yone Lindgren, now 63 years old. In through exchange, resistance, and construction of affection, Bruna reflects on her own ties based on Yone's experiences.

PYTUHEM: UMA CARTA EM DEFESA DOS GUARDIÕES DA FLORESTA

DIR: Mariana Villas-Bôas . 15 min . RJ/Brazil . 2020

Pytuhem: A letter in defense of the guardians of the forest is a manifest performance of the artist and activist Zahy Guajajara, who tell us her life story to relate the journey of indigenous peoples’ struggle for “R-existence”. She speaks about the Guardians of the Forests, a group of Guajajara who fight for the preservation of the forests. Telling us how they resist to protect the Guajajara indigenous people; ancestors; and rituals. The Guardians of the Forest in Arariboia – Maranhão also protect the Awá Guajá, Indigenous who don’t have any contact with western civilization. The intensified deforestation caused by the fires set by groups of hunters and loggers is exhausting their water and food reserves. Since Bolsonaro became president of Brazil, five of the Forest Guardians have been murdered.

Zahy Guajajara was born in the Indigenous Reservation of Cana Brava, in Maranhão, Brazil, and in 2010 she moved to Rio de Janeiro where she became an Artivist and worked in television, theatre and cinema.

AS CANÇÕES DE AMOR DE UMA BICHA VELHA

DIR: André Sandino . 22 min . RJ/Brazil . 2020

A conversation about time: The aging of the black gay man portrayed by Márcio Januário from the show The love songs of an old queer.