Stories That Our Cinema Did (Not) Tell / Historias que nosso cinema (não) contava

Stories That Our Cinema Did (Not) Tell / Historias que nosso cinema (não) contava

Director : Fernanda Pessoa  / Brazil / 2017 / Colour / 80 / Spanish,English

I t performs a historical review of the military dictatorship in Brazil(1964-1985), with emphasis in the 1970s. Images
and sounds from a section of films which belong to the ‘pornochanchanda’ genre, a kind of erotic comedy are used.
Such films were prevalent during the period and its viewership was huge. This documentary film tries to analyse a few subjects that are rarely addressed about the period including the country’s fast economic growth with all sorts of inequalities.

Director Fernanda Pessoa
Producer Julia Borges Arana, Alice Riff and Fernanda Pessoa
Editor Luiz Cruz
Sound Design Erico Theobaldo

Awards/Festivals
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, Cinélatino

 

 

 

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