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THE OCEAN'S EYES

Fiction | 100min | Development

A Brazilian surfer must travel to Rio for her first professional contract, but her dying grandpa's wish to find Orson Welles' relic takes precedence.

Direction and Script: Déo Cardoso

Production: Corte Seco Filmes

Main Goal: International coproduction

Info: 20% of budget confirmed; great potential for internationalization.

Where You’re Headed

Fiction | 90min | Development

Twins Camilo and Isaura hit the road after she accidently causes the death of a police officer while defending her brother. They flee to escape the law, but then, when Isaura is arrested, she is prevented from carrying out her plan and the journey takes on new meaning as Camilo assumes the task of fulfilling his sister’s wish – to find their mother Alcina who had abandoned them at birth.

Direction and Script: Armando Praça

Production: Moçambique Audiovisual

Main Goal: International coproduction

Info: 20% of budget confirmed; great potential for internationalization.

WOMEN FROM THE PACK

Documentary | 75min | Production

In Salvador, the center of Afro-Brazilian culture, black women from the remarkable Bando de Teatro Olodum are asked to talk about their creative processes crossed by their survival and invisibility of 30 years of activist work, questioned by a young filmmaker from another generation. The film is an invitation to think about Salvador city and the future of black female artists in the next generations.

Direction and Script: Thamires Vieira

Production: Terá Filmes

Main Goal: World Premiere; International Sales Agents.

Info: Short list Wiliam Graves Fund in 2022, waiting for 2023 selection.

Star Video

Fiction | 90min | Development

In 2009, a failing video store becomes the stage for the romance and fantasies of a frustrated voice actress and the romantic owner of the establishment.

Direction and Script: Vilma Carla Martins

Production: Volta Filmes

Main Goal: International Sales Agents; International co-production

Crab Eyes

Animation | 77min | Pre-Production

Luiz (80) seeks hometown peace after aiding a friend's passing. Saved by Fatima (75) and Yara (7) in the outback, he sacrifices his sight to save Yara from a brain-devouring lizard, finding redemption and renewed purpose.

Direction: Janaína Marques and Pablo Arellano

Script: Pablo Arellano

Production: Moçambique Audiovisual

Main Goal: International Sales Agents; International co-production

Info: $615k raised.

VIVI LOBO AND THE MAGIC ROOM

Animation | 80min | Development

Direction: Michel Santos

Script: Michel Santos and Isabela Santos

Production: 242 Filmes

Main Goal: International Sales Agents; International co-production

A Bruddah's Mind - Creative Distribution Case