11th EchoSpeaker Film Festival begins this Wednesday (27/07)

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Child Mundukuru, who participates in Messengers of the Amazon, one of many 106 works in this version. Photo: Disclosure

11th version of Echospeaker Film Festival takes place in between From July twenty seventh to August seventeenth, São Paulo presents a complete of 106 movies, in theaters and on-line. The menu of works is packed: a tribute to director and actor Jacques Perrin, a dedication to filmmaker Sarah Maldorer, a celebration of the movie’s fortieth anniversary.Koyaanisqatsi”, a Latin American competitors with 35 titles, a large latest worldwide panorama, a contest of Brazilian brief movies signed by college students, particular classes, discussions, masterclasses and unique interviews.

Considered an important South American audiovisual occasion devoted to socio-environmental matters, the pageant is totally free and its programming is unfold over completely different areas: Cultural Reserve, Circuito Spasine (Roberto Santos Library, CCSP, CEU Perús and CFC Cidade Tiradentes) and Cinemateca Brasileira, along with tradition homes, cultural workshops, cultural facilities and tradition factories.

Virtual actions will be accessed on the web site www.ecofalador.org.br.

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French director and author Cyril Dion’s unreleased characteristic movie “Animal” opens the 11th EchoSpeaker Film Festival. Photo: Disclosure

In 2022, the Panorama International Contemporary Program is organized round Activism, Biodiversity, Economy, Climate Crisis, People and Places and Work, along with particular classes. Oscar nominees embrace “Ascension” and “Writing with Fire” (the latter additionally awarded at Sundance), in addition to award-winning movies at Locarno (“A Thousand Fires”) and Hotdogs (“School of Hope” and “Ostrov – The”. Lost Island”).

Panorama additionally promotes particular screenings of three productions: the acclaimed sequence “Uprising” by Steve McQueen and James Rogan, and the acclaimed characteristic movies “Generation Z” and “Searchers: Love is within the Networks” by Liz Smith. Pacho Velez

The tribute to Jacques Perrin (1941-2022) options 4 of his successes, one as producer (“Microcosmos”) and three as co-director: “The Seasons”, “Ocean” and “Winged Migration”, the latter nominated for an Oscar.

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Jacques Perrin’s movie “Winged Migration” was nominated for an Oscar. Photo: Disclosure

The Sarah Maldor retrospective (1929-2020) takes place within the framework of the fiftieth anniversary of “Sambizanga” (1972), a masterpiece that received two prizes on the Berlin Film Festival. The movie, concerning the Angolan liberation motion, is the primary characteristic movie shot by a black lady in Africa. The occasion organized a program across the filmmaker, bringing collectively a few of her most iconic titles, which deal in numerous methods with points associated to African historical past and tradition or these with robust roots within the continent.

A up to date basic and landmark of socio-environmental cinema, Godfrey Reggio’s characteristic movie “Koyaniskatsi”, on the fortieth anniversary of its manufacturing, is well known by the occasion.

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Long Koyaniskatsi was launched 40 years in the past. Photo: Disclosure

A particular session is dedicated to “Goodbye, Captain,” the most recent characteristic from filmmaker Vincent Carelli. With information collected over a number of many years, it’s the finish of a trilogy that started with the award-winning “Korambiara”.

In the Latin American competitors, Argentina’s “Esqui”, awarded by critics within the Berlin Festival’s Forum part, and “A montanha fecha” (Argentina/Mexico), winner of It’s All True’s worldwide brief movie competitors, take part. Prize-winning works on the Cannes Festival (“Céu de Agosto”, by Jasmin Tenucci), at BAFICI-Buenos Aires (“An Option Zero”, Cuba/Colombia co-production) and on the Brasilia Festival of Brazilian Cinema (“ Roll – Historias dos Rolezinhos, Vladimir by Cixas, “Lavra”, by Lucas Bambozzi, and “Occupy Gem”, by Joel Pizzini).

Another competitors, the Short Ecospeaker Contest, brings collectively brief movies whose themes talk the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and are signed by college students from Brazilian academic establishments. Productions from São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Bahia, Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Norte and Rio Grande do Sul take part.

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Scene from the brief “Meu Arado, Famino”. Photo: Disclosure

The program for the 11th Echospeaker Film Festival additionally incorporates a sequence of discussions and masterclasses, in addition to a sequence of unique interviews with filmmakers, carried out by documentary filmmaker and journalist Flavia Guerra, and by journalists within the Echospeaker/WWF-Brazil sequence. Marcela Fonseca and Gabriela Yamaguchi.

According to the next calendar, the occasion promotes a part of its programming within the inside of São Paulo, Minas Gerais and Rio Grande do Sul:

  • Piracicaba (SP) – From 2nd to twentieth August
  • Lorena (SP) – from August 16 to 26
  • Belo Horizonte – From August 10 to 31
  • Porto Alegre – August 25 to September 7.

All details about the exhibitions and different actions of the occasion will be discovered on the EchoSpeaker platform and social networks:

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The Echo-speaker movie present Promotion of tradition is made attainable by legislation. It has a presentation by Wellgroup, sponsorship from the State Government of São Paulo, help from Mercado Livre and Spasign and White Martins, a public audiovisual promotion firm affiliated with the Municipal Secretary of Culture of São Paulo, IHS Brazil and Comerc Energia. . It is a manufacturing of doc and different issues and co-produced by Quimica Cultural. This realization has been made by EcoSpeaker, Special Secretariat for Culture and Ministry of Tourism.

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