Director: Matheus Farias, Enock Carvalho
2020 | Brazil | 20m | Portuguese
Marilene searches for her daughter Roberta, a trans woman who went missing. While running out of time, she discovers a hope for the future.
Starring: Luciana Souza, Erlene Melo, Sophia William, Eduarda Lemos
Playing in shorts program: Surrealness
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Enock Carvalho (1992, Brazil) and Matheus Farias (1990, Brazil) are filmmakers, screenwriters and producers. Enock is graduated in Journalism, while Matheus is graduated in Radio & Television and post graduated in Cinema Studies at Catholic University of Pernambuco. They directed three shorts that have screened at more than 100 film festivals around the world.
Brazil has been the world’s leader at murder against trans people for 13 consecutive years now. It’s also a very dangerous country for LGBTQ+ and black people. When Roberta goes out to a party and doesn’t get back home, we think that the worst has happened. How to escape the brutal reality? How to live with dignity and respect in this unlivable country?