24.9. - 3.10.2020

Baronesa Brazil 2017 | 75 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Juliana Antunes

Baronesa is the directorial debut for JULIANA ANTUNES (*1989). Originally planned as a short, the film went on to win three prizes at the 2017 FID in Marseille 2017, including the audience award.

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DOCUMENTARY The favelas on the outskirts of the Brazilian metropolis Belo Horizonte have women's names. Leidiane and Andreia are friends and live in a part of town called Juliana. The film observes their everyday lives in the ramshackle housing, only few concrete walls away from bloody gang wars -- and Andreia's move to the neighbouring slum of Baronesa. Their conversations reveal a female perspective of a world dominated by men that despite all the harshness possesses a raw beauty. In Baronesa, men are not the leading figures and the film crew also consisted almost entirely of women.
Orig. Title: Baronesa
Filmtype: Documentary Feature
Original language: Portuguese
Section: Vitrina
Director: Juliana Antunes
Screenplay: Juliana Antunes
Cast: Andreia Pereira de Sousa, Leidiane Ferreira, Felipe Rangel
Producer: Juliana Antunes,Marcella Jacques,Laura Godoy
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Director of Photography: Fernanda de Sena
Production Design:
Editor: Affonso Uchoa, Rita M. Pestana
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales:
Production: Ventura; Filmes de Plástico; Katásia Filmes; Pepeka Pictures
Contact: Juliana Antunes:, Marcella Jacques:


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