“Quitéria” is a biographic feature film about the life of Maria Quitéria, who was the first woman to integrate the National Army during the Second War of Brazil’s Independence. The film is a fiction work on the life of Quitéria, having drama as the gender, and about 100 minutes in length.
In 1822, Maria Quitéria escapes her father’s farm to enlist herself in the National Army to fight the battles for Brazilian Independence. Taken by the wish to defend her own nation, Quitéria faces the prejudice of being the only woman in an environment dominated by men, politics and violence, becoming of the biggest symbols of bravery and freedom of the History of the country.
The project was contemplated via the public call “Desenvolvimento de Projetos – 200 Anos da Independência” of the Ministry of Culture and the script will be developed by screenwriter and director Lara Carvalho, having the consultancy by Francine Barbosa and Iana Paro.×
Diário dos super-heróis secretos
“Diário dos Super-Heróis Secretos” is a short-movie redirected to the kid public, by Pedro Perazzo and Rodrigo Luna. The film is an adaption of the comic book called “Duo.tone”, by Vitor Cafaggi.
The story talks about Tinho, a boy who lives in the countryside and is used to playing by himself, using always his own creativity to create stories with imaginary super-heroes and their enemies. When he was 7-years-old, the little boy sees himself facing one of his biggest challenges: his family is moving to the big city and he needs to say good-bye to everything he is used to – including his imaginary friends – to live in a different reality, an environment that is completely new and unexpected. Although hesitating, Tinho will realize that that is only the first of many challenges that will pass and that this adventure can take him to a world filled with new experiences and learnings.
The project was part of the public call “Narrativas Audiovisuais para Infância”, by the Ministry of Culture.×
CAIS is the first documentary feature film by photographer and director Safira Moreira and it proposes, through a poetical language, a search for photographic memories of her family. The missing register (photographic, memorial) and it coincides in the present time due a broken memory, the consequences of a social and historical erasure, and the starting point to the beginning of this work is the re-composition and the construction of a memory as a gesture of healing.
The feature film was contemplated by the Fundo Avon Mulheres no Audiovisual and it was selected to well-known laboratories and spaces for national and international encounters, such as the Imersão Doc Brasil (SP), Brasil Cine Mundi (MG), DOCSP (SP) and Miradas Doc (Espanha). The project is still in the funding raise and management stages.×
Under the support of the Ministry of Culture for the Production of short-movies, “Distopia” is a fiction short film by director Lilih Curi. In the movie, there is a character called Hiram, a widower since his young life, he suffers of Alzheimer and he needs diary care from his oldest daughter called Laura. But today is Laura’s engagement party with her fiancé who is expecting for a special dinner with their family. Lúcio, Laura’s youngest brother, holds the responsibility to take care of the father for that special night. However, this night becomes an eternity for Lúcio, due the fact that their relation is filled up with terrible memories.
The production was conducted by Giro Planejamento Cultural in partnership with Segredo Filmes.×
Iyas Idanas – Mulheres da Cozinha
The project Iyas Idanas – Mulheres da Cozinha consists of a documentary-series composed by 5 (five) episodes, each having 26 minutes in length, under the direction of Safira Moreira. Supported by the Arte na TV Ano II, an initiative of the Gregório de Mattos Foundation, the project aims to give visibility to black women from all over Brazil that are connected to the art of preserving culture through ethno-gastronomy. Also named ethnic cuisine or culinary, they consist of practices and lead up by a determinate people or ethnic community.
Therefore, the series will approach the African ancestrality and the legacy of these peoples to the formation of an Afro-Brazilian culture in terms of culinary, having this approach never shown in Brazilian television before. The first season of the program is shot in the city of Salvador, with guests Angélica Moreira (Ajeum da Diáspora); Ana Célia (Zanzibar); Alaíde (Alaíde do Feijão); Dona Lili; among other Iyas Idanas.×
Receba! (Take it!)
“Receba!” is the first feature film by the team Pedro Perazzo and Rodrigo Luna. Written by Perazzo based on the book “A Guerra dos Bastardos”, by Ana Paula Maia, the film has the production by Giro Planejamento Cultural and Ideograma Produções Culturais, with sponsor by the Audiovisual Sectorial Funds and the Cultural Fund of Bahia. The shooting occurred in January and February 2019 in Salvador.
“Receba!”’s plot involves a purse filled with content that is valuable and illegal, and also stolen. The chase after the purse – and its small furniture inside of it – involves an ex-boxer player, a corrupted cop with fear of blood, her partner that is trying to quit smoking and the dangerous local gangster, besides there is boy that, in the wrong place and wrong time, ends up in the middle of the chaos.
A Brazilian action film is how the directors define the gender of the movie. “Receba!” has all of the cast composed by artists within the theater scene from bahia, such as Edvana Carvalho, Jackson Costa, Evelin Buechegger, Leandro Villa, Daniel Farias, Narcival Rubens, Tânia Toko, among others.×
Cine & Papo
A movie screening, a dialogue. This is the proposition of the Project “CINE&PAPO – Contemporary Inquietudes”, that had its first edition on November 30th of 2017 at the Saladearte of the Cinema do Museu, in Salvador. In total, there were five encounters, one per month, every time on Thursdays, at 7pm, until April 2018.
Marcelo Sá as the curator, each encounter, the public could check out different movies and debates. After each screening, within the inquietudes arisen from each film, invited specialists debated about themes such as “saudade”, gender questions, love fantasies and sex. Guest were Marcelo Veras; Marcela Antelo; Célia Fiamenghi; Andrea Hortélio Fernandes; Cibele Prado Barbieri; Martin Mezza; Alfredo Jerusalinsky; Cláudio Carvalho; Antônio Saja; and Vitor Palomo.
With the production conducted by Giro Planejamento Cultural, and the project was executed by Circuito Saladearte and it was sponsored by Centro Sul and the Government of the State, via the Fazcultura, Secretaria da Fazenda and Secretaria de Cultura of the State of Bahia.×