8 Aug

The Edge of Democracy

20:30 HS / Sala Zitarrosa


A cautionary tale for these times of democracy in crisis – the personal and political fuse to explore one of the most dramatic periods in Brazilian history. Combining unprecedented access to leaders past and present, including Presidents Dilma Rousseff and Lula da Silva, with accounts of her own family’s complex past, filmmaker Petra Costa (ELENA) witnesses their rise and fall and the tragically polarized nation that remains.

Director: Petra Costa / Producer: Joanna Natasegara, Shane Boris, Tiago Pavan / Production company: Violet Films / Edition: Karen Harley, Tina Baz, David Barker, Joaquim Castro, Jordana Berg, Felipe Lacerda

Country: Brazil / Year: 2019 / Duration: 120'

Awards and festivals:

Festivals: Sundance, True/False Film Festival, CPH:DOX, Full Frame Documentary Festival, HotDocs, Ambulante Documentary Film Festival, Indie Lisboa, Sheffield Doc/Fest. 


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.

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