Incompatible with Life · Eliza Capai · Brazil · 2023
From a personal experience of a pregnancy that had a diagnosis of fetal malformation incompatible with life, director Eliza Capai spoke with other women who had gone through a similar situation, creating a powerful and touching choir of voices that reflects on universal themes: motherhood, prenatal grief and abortion. They are all from Brazil, a place where abortion in these cases can lead to up to three years in prison.
The Bilbaos · Pedro Speroni · Argentina · 2023
Iván Bilbao, 33 years old, walks down the corridor of a maximum-security prison to finally arrive at the prison gate. On the other side, a shattered family waits for him, after five years of absence. Back in his hometown, a confused Iván wanders between his home, and the possibility of recovering a lost version of himself. His wife, Yamila, and his daughter, Luz, will put Iván to the test in his search for a better destiny, which is glimpsed by the arrival of a son.
Bringing the Voice · Klaudia Kemper · Chile · 2023
Klaudia travels from Chile to her childhood home in Brazil to visit her old father. They exchanged deep and passionate letters for 20 years. However, their correspondence was interrupted by her father’s brain accident. Affected by aphasia, he can no longer speak or write, losing his former strength as a psychoanalyst and becoming a more distant father. Can affection build a language beyond words?
Nothing Like Before · Ana Rieper · Brazil · 2023
Nothing Like Before delves into the creation of the Clube da Esquina Album (Brazil, 1972). Considered by many music critics one of the best albums of all time, it presented to the world musicians like Milton Nascimento, Lô Borges, Toninho Horta, Beto Guedes and Wagner Tiso.