Saturday

21 Jul

Baronesa

17:00 HS / Sala Zitarrosa

Synopsis:

Andreia wants to move out. Leid is waiting for her husband, who is in prison. They are neighbors in a poor suburban slum of Belo Horizonte, trying to escape the daily dangers of a drug traffic war happening on the outside and avoid the tragedy that comes with the rain.

Director: Juliana Antunes / Producer: Juliana Antunes, Laura Godoy, Marcella Jacques / Production company: VENTURA, Filmes de Plástico / Executive production: Camila Bréscia, Camila Bahia / Cinematography: Fernanda Sena / Edition: Affonso Uchoa, Rita Pestana / Sound: Marcela Santos, Pedro Durães / Music: MC Delano

Country: Brazil / Year: 2017 / Duration: 70' / Format: DCP

Awards and festivals:

Awards: 28.º Festival Internacional De Cinema De Marseile – FID marseille – 3 Public Awards: Best Film, Prix Marseille Espérance and Prix Renaud Victor. 24.º Festival Internacional De Cinema De Valdívia . FIC valdívia – Best Film (Chile). 32.º Festival Internacional De Mar Del Plata – Best Film in Latin America Competition. 39.º Festival Internacional Del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano – Best Documentary (Cuba). 14.º Indie Lisboa – Best Film. 22.º Festival Internacional De Ourense – Best First Film and Best Film by Cineclubs (Spain). Festivals: Vienalle – Vienna International Film Festival – (Austria). Reencontres Internationales Du Documentaire De Montréal – (Canadá, Nov. 2017). 8.º Festival Internacional De Cine Unam – FICUNAM (Mexico). Ambulante Documentary Film Festival (Mexico). Art Of The Real – (NYC). 19.º Jeonju International Film Festival (South Korea)

Web: https://www.facebook.com/baronesaofilme/

ADMISSION

You can buy your ticket for this movie for $UY 150 in tickantel or in the box office.
Participants accredited to DocMontevideo and holders of the Documentary Week Pass have free access presenting their credential.

After the exhibition, case study with:

Juliana Antunes

Juliana Antunes (Brazil). Born in 1989, formed in Cinema at the UNA, of Belo Horizonte, she is a partner of the production company VENTURA, together with Marcella Jacques and Laura Godoy. Juliana premiered in the direction with the feature film “Baroness”, which had its international debut at the 28th FIDMarseille Competition in France, where it received three awards, including Best Film by the Popular Jury. Currently Juliana develops the project of her second feature film, “Bate e Volta Copacabana”.

Soledad Castro Lazaroff

Soledad Castro Lazaroff (Uruguay). Filmmaker and writer; film critic. Graduated from the Uruguayan Film School. In 2011 she directed the documentary Falta y Resto 30 years, The Legend. In 2016 she premiered in Canal Encuentro a series called Zero Drama about actors with disabilities, and published her book Poems to clean up the house. She currently writes about cinema in Brecha and works on a documentary about Belela Herrera, a Latin American fighter for human rights.

Estimated duration: 45 minutes

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