My name is Daniel

(Meu nome é Daniel)

Brazil  ·  2018  ·  83'
Directed by Daniel Gonçalves

Produced by Daniel Gonçalves, Roberto Berliner, Rodrigo Letier for SeuFilme and TvZERO

 
 

Synopsis
Daniel Gonçalves was born with a disability that no doctor has been able to diagnose. In the personal documentary “My Name is Daniel”, the young Rio-based filmmaker traces his life’s path to try to understand his condition. Through family archive footage and footage recorded nowadays, you’ll take a walk-through Daniel’s moments, stories, and reflections.

 
 
AWARDS:
  •  Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Índias 2019 – Qualified Documentary for the Academy Awards

  • Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival 2018 – Special Mention Documentary Direction

  • Mostra de Cinema de Gostoso 2018 – Best feature film

  • Mostra de Cinema de Tiradentes 2019 – Best feature film (Audience award)

  • Festival Assim Vivemos 2019 – Special mention

  • Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival 2019 – Best documentary

  • Rare Stories 2020 – Best feature film and Audience award

FESTIVALS

  • IDFA 2018

  • Dok.fest München 2019

  • Sydney Film Festival 2019

  • FIDBA – Festival Internacional de Cine Documental de Buenos Aires 2019

  • Closing film at the Olhar de Cinema – Curitiba International Film Festival 2018

  • São Paulo International Film Festival 2018

  • Panorama Internacional Coisa de Cinema 2018

  • Semana de Cinema 2018

  • Mostra do Filme Livre 2019CineOP 2020