Why does documentary film have a longer tradition than fiction in Brazil? What trends and themes have ruled in Brazilian documentary in the past decade? We have discussed Brazilian documentary with a most competent person; founder and director of É Tudo Verdade festival Amir Labaki!
Directors on the DAFilms portal
Gaëlle Boucand is a french director based in Berlin. Her films interrogates communities or individuals ways of life to make us think about the contemporary society. It is full of philosophical, literary and also poetic researches, breaking the obvious appearances into pieces.
For many years Fatma Bucak (Iskenderun, Turkey, 1982) has been reinterpreting the great archetypes which belong to the origins and traditions of the Mediterranean. In her intense photographic and video work not only does she summon back to life their dramatic and narrative power in the first person, but she also causes them to intimately and subversively betray their origins so as to instil them with new possible meanings and interpretations.
He is a theater director and filmmaker. He has been active in production for over 10 years and has had the majority of his work featured in festivals such as Havana, É Tudo Verdade and the São Paulo International Film Festival. He has directed films such as SINFONIA DE UM HOMEM SÓ and O BOTO E O HOMEM.