Meetings

Meetings

The DocMontevideo Meetings are a space for the commercialization of finalized contents for television in one-off or series formats. They consist of fifteen-minute one-on-one meetings between the project producers and representatives of television companies, sales agents or decision makers. The focus of the market is Latin America, with presence of the United States and Europe.

The selected contents will participate in one of the two Meeting sessions. The accreditation to the Meetings includes the entrance to Documentary Seminars and the Documentary Week.

Dates and Venues:
Wdnesday 25th July, from 15:00 to 18:30hs | Delmira Agustini Room, Solís Theater
Thursday 26th July, from 9:30 to 13:00hs | Delmira Agustini Room, Solís Theater

2019 MEETINGS SELECTION

Content type
State
Country
Year
Duration
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Alberto García-Alix. The shadow line

by Nicolás Combarro García

Spain

Creative Documentary, Biographies, Culture

82´

“Alberto García-Alix. The Shadow Line” is the portrait of one of the most-recognized authors of the recent international photographic panorama, and a reference of a whole generation. The film is a direct testimony of the lights and shadows that the artist has had to go through to find his way. Narrated from the intimacy of his studio, it proposes a journey between present and past, a dialogue between his life and his work.

Director: Nicolás Combarro García / Producer: Miguel Ángel Delgado Molina / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Miguel Ángel Delgado Molina / Production company: Morelli Producciones / Country: Spain / Genre: Creative Documentary, Biographies, Culture / Duration: 82´ / Format: DCP / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Amazona

by Clare Weiskopf, Nicolas Van Hemelryck

Colombia

Current Issues, Creative Documentary, Social Issues

55' y 82´

Val swapped family life for seclusion in the Colombian jungle. Now pregnant, her daughter, film director Clare Weiskopf confronts her with the choices she made in an attempt to heal her wounds and define motherhood before becoming a parent herself.

Director: Clare Weiskopf, Nicolas Van Hemelryck / Producer: Clare Weiskopf, Nicolas Van Hemelryck / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Clare Weiskopf, Nicolas Van Hemelryck / Production company: Casatarántula / Country: Colombia / Genre: Current Issues, Creative Documentary, Social Issues / Duration: 55' y 82´ / Format: 52´and 82´: DCP, AppleProRes, DVD, Blue Ray, (29fps, 25fps, 24fps, 23fps) / Language: Spanish, English / Year: 2016

Web: http://www.amazona.co

Animal Chronicle: The wild news show

by Guillermo Kloetzer

Uruguay, Argentina

Childhood, Education, Environment

16 episodes

14'

A group of wild animals invades a TV channel at night. They enter secretly to broadcast their wild news, with the complicity of the canal caretaker dog. The leader is Shubert, a weirdo, perhaps the last of his kind, who together with Margay, Cayman, Ema and Porfirio, summon children and animals to join their cause. All become news correspondents looking for adventures and save endangered species at the same time.

Director: Guillermo Kloetzer / Producer: Gustavo Riet / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Gustavo Riet / Production company: De La Raíz films / Country: Uruguay, Argentina / Genre: Childhood, Education, Environment / Duration: 14' / Episodes: 16 / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018

Auê

by Nelio Spréa y Otavio Zucon

Brazil

Culture, Children

27 episodes

2'

AUÊ promotes an incursion into the imaginary of Brazilian children belonging to different sociocultural contexts. With each video, a new joke is presented to the viewer. The series is aimed at children, has 27 episodes lasting two minutes and involved students from public schools in five different territories: quilombola community, indigenous village, urban periphery, agrarian reform camp and insular community.

Director: Nelio Spréa y Otavio Zucon / Producer: Nelio Spréa y Otavio Zucon / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Rafael Galvão, Otavio Zucon, Nélio Spréa / Production company: Parabolé Educação e Cultura / Country: Brazil / Genre: Culture, Children / Duration: 2' / Episodes: 27 / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2017

Authors live

by Álvaro García, Diego Verdier

Uruguay

Music, Culture, Creative Documentary

192 (15 seasons) episodes

60'

The “Authors Live” cycle is an initiative carried out by AGADU to collaborate with the development of national authors. With more than 190 specials in 6 years of filming and national and international dissemination, it has managed to be a unique record of Uruguay’s cultural heritage. Proud to have been the first Uruguayan cycle filmed entirely in HD, is an opportunity to know the talent of these authors and the quality of their proposals.

Director: Álvaro García, Diego Verdier / Producer: Maxi Suárez, Alejandro Ferradás / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Maxi Suárez, Alejandro Ferradás / Production company: AGADU (Asociación General de Autores del Uruguay) / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Music, Culture, Creative Documentary / Duration: 60' / Episodes: 192 (15 seasons) / Format: HD, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018

Web: http://www.autoresenvivo.com.uy

Back to the garden

by Marcelo Díaz

Brazil

Human Rights, Current Issues, Biographies

80´

Maria Luiza da Silva, the first transgender in Brazilian military forces, was compulsorily retired considered incapacitated for work after 22 years of service in the Air Force. The movie searches for the reasons why she was impeded to wear the female military uniform and shows her trajectory as a transgender woman.

Director: Marcelo Díaz / Producer: Marcelo Díaz / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Marcelo Díaz / Production company: Diazul de Cinema / Country: Brazil / Genre: Human Rights, Current Issues, Biographies / Duration: 80´ / Format: 2k / FullHD / SD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2018

Bittersweet

by Carlos Conti

Uruguay

Creative Documentary, Social Issues, Culture

71'

Tragicomic documental centered in the life of Luis Magallanes, transformar actor more known as Dulce Polly (sweet Polly). The title of the movie, alludes to the feeling and reality that hide behind the powerful and rolling conduct of their characters.

Director: Carlos Conti / Producer: Carlos Conti, Francesca Cassariego / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Francesca Cassariego / Production company: Hoboken Films / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Creative Documentary, Social Issues, Culture / Duration: 71' / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018

Cartucho

by Andrés Chaves

Colombia

Creative Documentary, Human Rights, History

54'

It is completely unprecedented in Colombian history for a colonial neighborhood made up of traditional families and businesses to become home to thousands of homeless people and mafias. Its streets and old homes were converted into crack houses. After its violent demolition in 2001 the government built a sterile park that people fear. But the legacy of Cartucho still wanders nearby. We destroyed the neighborhood, but anger remains.

Director: Andrés Chaves / Producer: Andrés Chaves, Adriana Agudelo / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Adriana Agudelo Moreno, Andrés Chaves / Production company: COSTADOCS / Country: Colombia / Genre: Creative Documentary, Human Rights, History / Duration: 54' / Format: DCP, QT, Bluray / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Conversations at La Ratonera

by Nicolás Macchi, Federico Sallés

Uruguay

Music, Culture, Education

12 episodes

12'

In Montevideo, the “The Warren” studio is a gathering place for a number of local musicians who, committed to a tradition of writing and playing music for today’s times, while constantly renovating, come together to play and to converse about experiences, anecdotes and views about life – both inside and outside the world of music.

Director: Nicolás Macchi, Federico Sallés / Producer: Diego Azar, Nicolás Macchi, Federico Sallés, Mateo Soler / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Mateo Soler, Nicolás Macchi / Production company: Yacaré / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Music, Culture, Education / Duration: 12' / Episodes: 12 / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018

Cycles

by Francisco Pedemonte

Argentina

Youth, Social Issues

76´

Ignacio is one of the country’s top 15-year old cycling prospects. But the level of commitment he needs to show in order to be a true professional may be a bit too high for him. How does a young athlete ignore the distractions of teenage life? “Cycles” is a film about Ignacio’s two last years as a cyclist, as he struggles to get selected to the national team that will compete in Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympics.

Director: Francisco Pedemonte / Producer: Francisco Pedemonte / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Francisco Pedemonte / Production company: Fransound / Country: Argentina / Genre: Youth, Social Issues / Duration: 76´ / Format: DCP, MOV / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018

Elections

by Alice Riff

Brazil

80'

“Elections” is a documentary that follows public school students in their election process for representing the students at their school.

Director: Alice Riff / Producer: Heverton Lima / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Alice Riff, Heverton Lima / Production companies: Studio Riff / Paideia Filmes / Country: Brazil / Duration: 80' / Language: Portuguese

Elegy of a crime

by Cristiano Burlan

Brasil

Social Issues, Current Issues

92’

Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, February 24, 2011. Isabel Burlan da Silva, director’s mother, is murdered by her companion. “Elegy of a Crime” concludes the “Trilogy of Mourning”, that approaches the tragic story of the family. In front of impunity, the film immerses in a vertiginous journey to rebuild Isabel’s image and life.

Director: Cristiano Burlan / Producer: Henrique Zanoni, Cristiano Burlan / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Cristiano Burlan / Production company: Bela Filmes / Country: Brasil / Genre: Social Issues, Current Issues / Duration: 92’ / Format: Digital / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2018

Fabiana

by Brunna Laboissière

Brazil

Creative Documentary, Current Issues

89´

After thirty years living as a nomad on the Brazilian roads, Fabiana, a trans woman and truck driver, will make her last trip before facing the retirement and leaving behind her adventures on the road.

Director: Brunna Laboissière / Producer: Brunna Laboissière, Fernanda Lomba, Fernando Pereira dos Santos / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Fernanda Lomba, Brunna Laboissière / Production companies: Artemísia Filmes / Sendero Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Creative Documentary, Current Issues / Duration: 89´ / Format: DCP / Bluray / Quicktime / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2018

Web: http://www.fabianafilme.com

Frans Krajcberg: Manifesto

by Regina Jehá

Brazil

Creative Documentary, Environment, Current Issues

98´

Frans Krajcberg prepares to exhibit his work at the São Paulo Art Biennial while unfolds his memories and inner experiences. Recently deceased, Krajcberg’s life was a relentless struggle against the destructive madness of men, from the fires of the Second World War to those of the burning Amazon rainforest. A breathtaking fate of an extraordinary man caught in history, engaged in art and deeply alive forever.

Director: Regina Jehá / Producer: Santiago Mazzoli / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Regina Jehá, Santiago Mazzoli / Production company: Lauper Films / Country: Brazil / Genre: Creative Documentary, Environment, Current Issues / Duration: 98´ / Format: DCP / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2018

Ghost Towns

by Tyrell Spencer

Brazil

Politics, History, Culture

8 episodes

13'

The documentary serie “Ghost Towns” aims to investigate the formation of these centers, their importance to the local population and the irremediable factors that led to his death. Taking an imaginary path, accompanying some of his former residents invited the viewer to contemplate landscapes and their forgotten paths, trying to understand the reasons that took them off the map.

Director: Tyrell Spencer / Producer: Nora Goulart / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Claudia Vilarinho, Ana Luiza Nunes de Azevedo / Production company: Casa de Cinema de Porto Alegre / Country: Brazil / Genre: Politics, History, Culture / Duration: 13' / Episodes: 8 / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese, Spanish / Year: 2018

Web: http://www.casacinepoa.com.br

Great scenes

by Ana Luiza Azevedo e Vicente Moreno

Brazil

Culture

22 episodes

6'

“Great Scenes” of Latin American and Brazilian cinema analyzed by directors, actors and critics. A great scene is one that is defined not only in relation to others. A great scene is one that contains in itself a film apart, a universe apart, capable of altering our sensibility and lasting in our memory. The serie ends up deepening discussions about the different challenges of making movies.

Director: Ana Luiza Azevedo e Vicente Moreno / Producer: Nora Goulart / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Claudia Vilarinho, Ana Luiza Nunes de Azevedo / Production company: Casa de Cinema de Porto Alegre / Country: Brazil / Genre: Culture / Duration: 6' / Episodes: 22 / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2017

House of the rising sun

by Orlando Culzat Guevara

Colombia

Creative Documentary

70´

The pictorial work of Diego, my cousin, is full of tormented beings, and dark worlds. His aesthetic universe seems to have materialized and permeated the daily reality of him and his family. His mother looks after his paintings as his greatest treasure and sees his son as a great cursed artist. This is the story of a mother and a son, the story of a great love turned into madness.

Director: Orlando Culzat Guevara / Producer: Diana Montenegro García / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Diana Montenegro García, Orlando Culzat Guevara / Production company: CINEMA CO. S.A.S / Country: Colombia / Genre: Creative Documentary / Duration: 70´ / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish

Identity

by Victor Costa Lopes, Wislan Esmeraldo, Mariana Nunes

Brazil

Current Affairs, Biographies, Human Rights

5 episodes

26'

Identity is a five-episode documentary series focused on five Brazilian transsexuals characters who, using the social media platforms and the most different insertion strategies, give visibility to the discussions about gender diversity and their own existences. Each episode reveals the routine of one of these people, creating a parallel between the construction of their public image, their artistic production and their most intimate experiences.

Director: Victor Costa Lopes, Wislan Esmeraldo, Mariana Nunes / Producer: Luciana Vieira, Ticiana Augusto Lima / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Luciana Vieira / Production company: Tardo Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Current Affairs, Biographies, Human Rights / Duration: 26' / Episodes: 5 / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2018

Awards and festivals:
Best Pitching - Nordeste Lab

Inventions of the soul

by Marcia Paraiso

Brazil

Culture, Education, Social Issues

26 x 2 seasons episodes

26'

The series “Inventions of the Soul” crosses Brazil in search of one of its greatest richness: popular art. It finds it in clay, ink, wood and in nature, the pulsating heart of self-taught artists who create and enchant, transforming all this pulsation into art.

Director: Marcia Paraiso / Producer: Ralf Tambke, Helio Levcovitz y Fernanda Viana / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Fernanda Viana / Production company: Plural Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Culture, Education, Social Issues / Duration: 26' / Episodes: 26 x 2 seasons / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2017

I´m not the one shouting

by Yira Plaza O´Byrne

Colombia

Politics, Current Issues, Creative Documentary

70´

My father gave his all for the revolution and I inherited his conviction. He is a Colombian union leader and in 2014 he was about to be killed after an attack. Although he has been threatened several times, it was the first time I wonder about the meaning of his struggle. I left military on the left and I feel not only that some of their dreams have failed, but I am part of a generation that does not seem to have collective dreams.

Director: Yira Plaza O´Byrne / Producer: Jorge Andrés Botero / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Jorge Andrés Botero, Yira Plaza O´Byrne / Production company: Séptima Films / Country: Colombia / Genre: Politics, Current Issues, Creative Documentary / Duration: 70´ / Format: HD, 4K / Language: Spanish

Keeping Our Words Alive

by Juan Pablo Tobal

Argentina

Culture, Current affairs, Education

8 episodes

28'

We accompany the journey of a young linguist in his encounter with the speakers of endangered indigenous languages of different communities of South America. Through the story of its native speakers, we know the history of different native cultures and the endless struggle to transmit their legacy.

Director: Juan Pablo Tobal / Producer: Juan Pablo Tobal / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Juan Pablo Tobal Country: Argentina / Genre: Culture, Current affairs, Education / Duration: 28' / Episodes: 8 / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Latin Wars

by Alice Lanari, Pedro Asberg

Brazil

Creative Documentary, Current Issues, Human Rights

94´

Living in the midst of social inequality and the oppression of violence, there are people who choose to resist in the most difficult way: fighting without weapons. Latin Wars accompanies three people in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico who, threatened with death, resist violence using weapons such as information, awareness and affection. Three stories, three countries, the same oppression.

Director: Alice Lanari, Pedro Asberg / Producer: Tereza Alvarez, Carolina Dias / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Alice Lanari / Production company: Palmares Produções / Country: Brazil / Genre: Creative Documentary, Current Issues, Human Rights / Duration: 94´ / Format: 4K, DCP / Language: Portuguese, Spanish / Year: 2018


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/americaarmada/

Life on board

by Emiliano Mazza De Luca

Uruguay

Creative Documentary

69´

A ship, fifteen men, the river. A sensory film, a journey towards introspection. A portrait of loneliness, labour and absence, on board this floating society trapped in time. Could it be the reflection of our own « life on board »?

Director: Emiliano Mazza De Luca / Producer: Emiliano Mazza De Luca, Martha Orozco / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Emiliano Mazza De Luca / Production company: Passaparola / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Creative Documentary / Duration: 69´ / Format: DCP / Digital Full HD / Language: Without dialogues, spoken in Spanish / Year: 2018

Luana Muniz – Daughter of the moon

by Leonardo Menezes, Rian Cordova

Brasil

Biographies, Human Rights, Social Issues

78´

Documentary feature that reveals the intimacy of Luana Muniz, actress divided between prostitution, LGBT militancy and shows in cabarets. The Queen of Lapa is known throughout Brazil for participating in TV shows and for her unexpected and controversial friendship with priest and singer Fabio de Melo. With Alcione, Luis Lobianco, Fabio de Melo, Lorna Washington, among others.

Director: Leonardo Menezes, Rian Cordova / Producer: Leonardo Menezes, Rian Cordova / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Leonardo Menezes / Production company: Guaraná Conteúdo / Country: Brasil / Genre: Biographies, Human Rights, Social Issues / Duration: 78´ / Format: Mov, DCP / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2017


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LuanaMunizFilhaDaLua/

Madness on air

by Alicia Cano, Leticia Cuba

Uruguay, Mexico

Creative Documentary, Social Issues, Human Rights

74'

For the last 20 years, a deteriorated psychiatric hospital in Montevideo has been the home of Vilardevoz Radio, a station run by a heterogeneous group of patients and doctors. An invitation to take part in a meeting of “loony radios” to be held in Mexico and the subsequent trip open a window into the dreams, expectations and emotions of a group of people who affectionately questions our way of dealing with mental illness.

Director: Alicia Cano, Leticia Cuba / Producer: Agustina Chiarino, Fernando Epstein (Mutante Cine, Uruguay), Inti Cordera (La Maroma Producciones, México) / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Agustina Chiarino / Production companies: Mutante Cine / La Maroma Porducciones / Country: Uruguay, Mexico / Genre: Creative Documentary, Social Issues, Human Rights / Duration: 74' / Language: S / Year: 2018

My hidden beast

by Marcelo Casacuberta

Uruguay

Childhood, Youth, Environment

8 episodes

7'

A journey through the diversity of species of South American wildlife and their behaviours, in eight chapters visiting different natural environments, guided by the narration of mother nature itself. Both large and small animals, from the Ñandú to the smallest insect compose the ecosystems and their life is tightly interlaced with the rest of the species.

Director: Marcelo Casacuberta / Producer: Gustavo Riet / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Gustavo Riet / Production company: De La Raíz films / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Childhood, Youth, Environment / Duration: 7' / Episodes: 8 / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018

My North is the South

by Amanda Puga

Chile

Politics, Human Rights

98´

From a journey through different countries in Latin America, “My North is the South” is a documentary that reveals differents socio political views from the authentic and critical view of its inhabitants. Through these characters, social situations that hide behind the veil of media paradigms, are revealed, generating essential questions about life and about the different ways of perceiving reality.

Director: Amanda Puga / Producer: Catalina Alarcón / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Catalina Alarcón, Amanda Puga / Production company: Praxia producciones / Country: Chile / Genre: Politics, Human Rights / Duration: 98´ / Format: DCP, Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018

Web: http://www.minorteeselsur.com

My Reborn Baby

by Joana Nin

Brasil

Creative Documentary, Current Issues

52´

Reborn is the name given to hyper-realistic baby dolls. The trend that started in the USA, has become popular all over the world. The narrative follows the production line, going through the process of manufacturing, industrial and craft, all the way until it approaches final consumers, collectors or people who adopt care routines with their dolls. A film about the pure and simple feeling of motherhood – and the market that grows around it.

Director: Joana Nin / Producer: Joana Nin, Ade Muri, Chris Spode / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Joana Nin / Production company: Sambaqui Cultural / Country: Brasil / Genre: Creative Documentary, Current Issues / Duration: 52´ / Format: Mov / Language: Portuguese, English / Year: 2018

Web: http://www.sambaquicultural.com.br/english/project/my-reborn-baby/

Prisioner

by Ana Tipa

Uruguay

Creative Documentary, Social Issues, Current Issues

90´

While working on the construction of Uruguay’s largest prison, Miguel leads a double life. He frequently crosses the border of Uruguay and Brazil to ensure both of his families are taken care of. But, soon, his incessant physical activity does not anymore mitigate the torment that inhabits his body. Haunted by guilt, Miguel plans to finally tell the people he loves the truth… and struggles to find the courage to do so.

Director: Ana Tipa / Producer: Ana Tipa / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Ana Tipa, Pepi Goncalvez / Production company: Huerfanita Films / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Creative Documentary, Social Issues, Current Issues / Duration: 90´ / Format: DCP, Apple Pro Res, H264 / Language: Spanish, Portuguese, Portuñol / Year: 2016

Web: http://www.preso.com.uy

Resounding silence

by John Fernando Velásquez Cepeda

Colombia

Creative Documentary, Music, Politics

54´

The punk band “Odio a Botero”, led by René Segura, architect, writer, former unofficial presidential candidate and non-importat philosopher, was forced to remain silent for 3 years, violated for criticizing a country that does not laugh at itself same. After having met to finish the group by their own hand, they live with noise and silence, being parents, exiles or meditating in zazen posture.

Director: John Fernando Velásquez Cepeda / Producer: Adriana Lizeth Yanquén Gil / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: John Fernando Velásquez Cepeda, Adriana Lizeth Yanquén Gil / Production company: Los Monstruos del Cine / Country: Colombia / Genre: Creative Documentary, Music, Politics / Duration: 54´ / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Schools in fight

by Eduardo Consonni, Rodrigo T. Marques & Tiago Tambelli

Brasil

Youth, Human Rights, Social Issues

77'

In the richest state in Brazil, the modus operandi of public education suffers a setback when secondary students react to the official decree that determines the closure of 94 schools and the reallocation of students. The student response surprises. In a few days, through social networks and apps, they organize a reaction in a true Spring Secondary – something completely new. They occupy 241 schools and take to the streets to protest.

Director: Eduardo Consonni, Rodrigo T. Marques & Tiago Tambelli / Producer: Adriana Guerra, Beatriz Venâncio, Carlos Maga, Carol Misorelli, Eduardo Consonni, Edgar Bueno, Fernanda Lomba, Guilherme Valiengo, Hugo Haddad, Inês Figueiró, Karem Almeida, Letícia Fernandes, Lili Almendary, Luis Totem, Macca Ramos, Marcelo Krowczuk, Maurício Monteiro Filho, Roberto Rocha, Rodrigo T. Marques, Thaís Taverna, Tiago Tambelli / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Renato Manganello / Production companies: Complô / Lente Viva Filmes / Encouraçado Filmes / Country: Brasil / Genre: Youth, Human Rights, Social Issues / Duration: 77' / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2017


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EscolasEmLutaFilme/

Shooting

by John Fernando Velásquez Cepeda

Colombia

Creative Documentary, Social Issues, Human Rights

53´

Ferley was 5 years old when his father was murdered, and 13 when they arrested his mother, accused of collaborating with the guerrillas. With 14 years he swore revenge and joined the FARC, becoming “Wilfran”. Ten years ago he left the jungle behind, learned a trade and returned to Caquetá, where he works as a cameraman, recording the war that always accompanied him and living a new life that does not give up.

Director: John Fernando Velásquez Cepeda / Producer: Adriana Lizeth Yanquén Gil / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: John Fernando Velásquez Cepeda, Adriana Lizeth Yanquén Gil / Production company: Los Monstruos del Cine / Country: Colombia / Genre: Creative Documentary, Social Issues, Human Rights / Duration: 53´ / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Silvia

by María Silvia Esteve

Argentina

106'

In a helpless attempt to reconstruct her mother’s life, Silvia’s daughter tries to give meaning to a story tainted with violence and denial, as she experiments with the blurry images of her parents and the inconsistent reminiscences of her sisters.

Director: María Silvia Esteve / Producer: Gonzalo Moreno, María Silvia Esteve / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: María Silvia Esteve / Production company: Wabi-Sabi / Country: Argentina / Duration: 106' / Language: Spanish

Slum Tour

by Braulio Almanza, Martha Orozco

Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay

Current Issues, Social Issues, Politics

6 episodes

52'

Travel agencies conduct tours of violent and marginal events, in a human theme park type with poverty misery and pain. We will travel through Latin America, making a self-criticism that allows us to see ourselves. The construction of the famous wall between the North border. The country brand of the narco in Colombia. Brazil police shoot dead Spanish tourist in Rocina favela and the cannabis tastings in Uruguay.

Director: Braulio Almanza, Martha Orozco / Producer: Martha Orozco, Patricia Ayala, Emiliano Mazza / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Martha Orozco / Production companies: MartFilms / Pathos Audiovisual / Passaparola / Country: Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay / Genre: Current Issues, Social Issues, Politics / Duration: 52' / Episodes: 6 / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese, Spanish

The Best Thing You Can Do with Your Life

by Zita Erffa

Germany, Mexico

Biography, Creative Documentary, Politics

93'

When my brother joined the Legionaries of Christ after finishing school, he disappeared from our lives. We can only visit him once a year. His superiors are even allowed to read the letters we send him. I hate them. Why did my brother choose them to be his new family? Eight years pass by before I visit him in his monastery in Connecticut. And I get my brother back — finally.

Director: Zita Erffa / Producer: Zita Erffa, Abril López / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Zita Erffa / Production companies: Petruvski Films / Ojo de Vaca / Country: Germany, Mexico / Genre: Biography, Creative Documentary, Politics / Duration: 93' / Format: DCP, Bluyray, Proress / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018

Awards and festivals:
Honorable Mention ‘Best Direction’ of the Mezcal Prize of the Guadalajara International Film Festival. Berlinale FICCI, Colombia. Dok.Fest Muncih. EDOCS. Karlovy Vary


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thebestthingyoucandowithyourlife/

The country without indians

by Nicolás Soto, Leonardo Rodríguez

Uruguay

Human Rights, Culture. Social Issues

61'

It has always been said that Uruguay is a country without Indians. Roberto and Mónica, two Charrúas descendants, keep their roots and make us look back at History to question the present. In a society that denies part of its origin, the search for identity becomes a challenge.

Director: Nicolás Soto, Leonardo Rodríguez / Producer: Isabel García, Nicolás Soto, Leonardo Rodríguez / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Isabel García Country: Uruguay / Genre: Human Rights, Culture. Social Issues / Duration: 61' / Format: DCP, Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/elpaissinindios/

The sky unites us

by Ignacio Sánchez Ordóñez

Argentina

Culture, Social Issues, Education

12 episodes

26'

Sofía and Yayo travel through Latin America in a motorhome for five years. They are astronomy teachers and offer free workshops in rural schools (on this subject). This experience allows them to learn, in a particular way, about the history and culture of these villages. “The sky unites us” is a series of 12 chapters that reflects this family’s experiences in 11 communities, within 6 countries of Central America.

Director: Ignacio Sánchez Ordóñez / Producer: Leandro Rovere / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Ignacio Sánchez Ordóñez, Leandro Rovere, Agustín Sánchez Ordóñez / Production company: Ignacio Sánchez Ordóñez / Leandro Rovere / Country: Argentina / Genre: Culture, Social Issues, Education / Duration: 26' / Episodes: 12 / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

The tiny orchestra

by Juan Carve

Uruguay

Childhood, Music, Culture

6 episodes

9'

Join The Tiny Orchestra on a journey to discover the mysteries of music and the secrets of songwriting!

Director: Juan Carve / Producer: Juan Carve, Valentina Echeverría / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Juan Carve / Production company: Chucho.tv / Country: Uruguay / Genre: Childhood, Music, Culture / Duration: 9' / Episodes: 6 / Format: Digital HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2018

Web: http://www.chucho.tv

The tortoise and the tapir

by Eliza Capai

Brasil

Human Rights, Environment, Social Issues

70´

The drought in Sao Paulo is the starting point of the trip. Concerned with the images of empty water reservoirs on Brazilian’s southwest, a documentary maker tries to understand the gigantic constructions built in the heart of Amazon forest. Between rivers reverberate voices of riverside inhabitants,fishermen and indigenous populations who were run over by the so called development. A boat movie and a reflection on the impact of our lifestyles.

Director: Eliza Capai / Producer: Marina Yamaoka, Eliza Capai / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Renato Manganello / Production companies: Greenpeace / Usina da Imagem / Daesquina Produção Audiovisual / 1979 Music Lab & Collab / Country: Brasil / Genre: Human Rights, Environment, Social Issues / Duration: 70´ / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese, Spanish, Munduruku / Year: 2016


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The Union

by Lorena Giachino

Chile

Social Issues, Current Issues, Politics

75´

In a country that lost its ability to organize itself, a group of old amateur referees’ leaders win the elections and decide to make their last move: to update their 90-year-old institution. Reality will hit them hard, but every small struggle they face, will remind us of the importance of collective work.

Director: Lorena Giachino / Producer: Paola Castillo / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Paola Castillo, Lorena Giachino / Production company: Errante Producciones / Country: Chile / Genre: Social Issues, Current Issues, Politics / Duration: 75´ / Format: DCP / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

To the other side of the lagoon

by Angel Pajares Cruz

Peru

Creative Documentary, Environment, Social Issues

17'

Antonio is an organic coffee farmer who has a deep relationship with the lagoon of his village Villa Rica. At his 74 years old, he refuses to retire from work despite the fact that his age prevents him from working as he would like, which leads him to reflect while contemplating his lands, taking refuge daily in his memories.

Director: Angel Pajares Cruz / Producer: Angel Pajares Cruz / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Angel Pajares Cruz / Production company: Cinestami / Country: Peru / Genre: Creative Documentary, Environment, Social Issues / Duration: 17' / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish, Quechua / Year: 2018

Tu i Tam

by Rafael Urban

Brazil

Creative Documentary, History, Politics

80´

Santana, located 300 kilometers from Curitiba in a mountainous region in Southern Brazil, is the place outside Poland where the traditions of the country are most preserved. There lives the family of Wanda Wierzbicki, 82, dedicated to agriculture, pig farming and reforestation. What seemed a peaceful existence has an unexpected turn of events with the division of land that her son, Leonardo, will do to the three grandchildren.

Director: Rafael Urban / Producer: Rafael Urban / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Rafael Urban / Production company: Sto Lat Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Creative Documentary, History, Politics / Duration: 80´ / Format: DCP / Language: Portuguese and Polish

Ultra Baby

by Joana Nin

Brazil

Science and Technology, Creative Documentary, Current Issues

52´

Nowadays technology has become the center of pregnancy experience, guiding expectants steps and dominating their lives during the months of child-bearing. Medical exams have been transformed in a show, motivating a range of fetus souvenirs creations, like pendants and other paraphernalia. Brazil is pioneer in transforming three-dimensional intrauterine images into objects for different purposes.

Director: Joana Nin / Producer: Joana Nin, Ade Muri, Chris Spode / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Joana Nin / Production company: Sambaqui Cultural / Country: Brazil / Genre: Science and Technology, Creative Documentary, Current Issues / Duration: 52´ / Format: Mov / Language: Portuguese, English / Year: 2018

Visceral Brazil – the open veins of music

by Marcia Paraiso

Brazil

Culture, Music, Education

26 x 2 seasons episodes

26'

“Visceral Brazil – the open veins of music” is a 26-episode documentary series about Brazilian music and Brazilian musicians.

Director: Marcia Paraiso / Producer: Ralf Tambke, Fernanda Teodoro Viana / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Fernanda Teodoro Viana / Production company: Plural Filmes / Country: Brazil / Genre: Culture, Music, Education / Duration: 26' / Episodes: 26 x 2 seasons / Format: Full HD / Language: Portuguese / Year: 2017

Wallmapu on Biking

by Christian Borgeaud Salazar

Chile, Argentina

Environment, Current Issues, Culture

7 episodes

25'

United by the idea of living an adventure by bicycle and filming it, two Argentinians and one Chilean meet in an expedition through epicenter of Mapuche people in southern Chile. In each of the 7 chapters, the trio will seek the natural beauties, sustainable initiatives and threats to region’s natural and cultural heritage of the region. Self-management and inexperience are the learning method and broadening of consciousness, the objective.

Director: Christian Borgeaud Salazar / Producer: Christian Borgeaud, Alejandro Merola, Leandro Eljall, Claudia Rojas / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Christian Borgeaud Salazar, Leandro Andrés Eljall Qüesta, Alejandro Martín Merola Russo / Production company: Wallmapu a Pedales / Country: Chile, Argentina / Genre: Environment, Current Issues, Culture / Duration: 25' / Episodes: 7 / Format: Full HD / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

We the stones

by Álvaro Torres Crespo

Costa Rica, Mexico

Creative Documentary, Environment, Social Issues

73´

Even though the Government expelled them from their lands in the name of ecological preservation 40 years ago, a group of panners keep searching the rivers for gold, deep in Costa Rica’s jungle. Their living as modern pariahs shows their fight for survivance, and questions the country’s conservationist fame.

Director: Álvaro Torres Crespo / Producer: Amaya Izquierdo / Commercial contact for DocMontevideo: Andrea Moreno, Amaya Izquierdo / Production companies: Betta Films / Teonanacatl Audiovisual / Country: Costa Rica, Mexico / Genre: Creative Documentary, Environment, Social Issues / Duration: 73´ / Format: ProRes 444, ProRes 422 HQ, H264 a 25Mbps Estéreo. / Language: Spanish / Year: 2017

Web: http://www.betta-films.com
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