Documentary recorded at Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival – Niteroi Premiere at Niteroi City Hall

The documentary ”Henriqueta,” produced with funds from the Nitero City Hall Audiovisual Promotion Notice, will premiere in November within the nationwide competitors of the thirty first version of the Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival (Curta Cinema). Face-to-face periods at Estação Net Botafogo happen between November third and tenth. The digital identical day will probably be on the Festhome TV platform.

Filmed in Niterói, “Henriqueta” offers with the story of Henriqueta Henriques, higher referred to as Dona Henriqueta, a a lot-liked character within the metropolis. His restaurant, Gruta de Santo Antônio, has existed in Ponta da Areia since 1970. The 30-minute quick movie, nonetheless, reveals one other aspect of Henriqueta: her non-public life is full of gestures of poetry and keenness. It is about previous age and a love story overseas, impressed by the pages of Dona Henriqueta’s diary.

The movie’s director, Anna Azevedo, is a journalist, filmmaker and visible artist. He grew up in Niteroi. Experienced filmmaker with a twenty yr profession devoted to audiovisual. In December, Anna launched the function “Saudade do Futuro”, which was additionally awarded audiovisual notices in Niteroi, shot in Brazil, Cape Verde and Portugal.

“As I do know town and the encircling areas properly, every time I can use Niterói and Maricá as my set. Here, I’ve contemporary landscapes, which persons are not used to seeing on display. These pictures journey the world, in festivals, they usually all the time ask me, ‘What an exquisite place it’s’?”, mentioned the director.

The manufacturing of “Henriqueta” was solely potential due to the general public notification of the Municipal Department of Cultures and the Fundacao de Arte de Nitero, which made out there R$ 2.1 million for the manufacturing of 4 function movies in 2018: one fiction and three documentaries, along with ten quick movies, collection and TV merchandise together with telefilms.

“Public instruction coverage funds, with transparency, a variety of actions that create jobs for staff in tradition, drive the financial system and heat the hearts of town’s individuals. It’s so lovely to see a piece like “Henriqueta” that values ​​native reminiscence and immortalizes characters from our on a regular basis lives. Culture is a proper of the inhabitants and public notices are a way to strengthen this course of”, asserted the Municipal Secretary of Culture, Leonardo Giordano.

Restart Now, with the general public name for cultural restoration, R$ 1 million is being allotted for the restoration of the sector on an emergency foundation, which is able to immediately profit 360 cultural brokers, which may generate extra jobs through the improvement of manufacturing actions. This public discover consists of 50 initiatives of R$ 20 thousand every. More than half, or 58% of these thought of, are girls as authorized representatives and authors; And 46% are from black bidders. In addition, 85% of Niterói’s neighborhoods will profit from actions, workshops, programs and the upkeep/adaptation of cultural areas.

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