ESPERO TUA (RE)VOLTA | YOUR TURN

ESPERO TUA (RE)VOLTA | YOUR TURN

BR 2019. D: Eliza Capai. A: Eliza Capai. 93 min. Documentary. Portuguese OV with Eng. ST. Suitable from age 12. Recommended from age 14

Brazil, the year before the 2014 FIFA World Cup. On a massive scale young people are protesting against social grievances and for their right to education. This is where the collectively produced documentary film by director Eliza Capai begins, continuing to the present day of state repression. Using authentic film footage, Capai assembles a document of the passionate protest actions and shows the harsh measures taken by the police. A highly topical plea for freedom of speech and civil resistance. (CS)

Winner “Amnesty International Film Prize” and “Peace Film Award”, Berlin International Film Festival 2019

FRI, 20.9. | 11 am | Kino des DFF 
TUE, 24.9. | 6.30 pm | Kino des DFF
Guest: Referee Renata de Carvalho do Val
WED, 25.9. | 9.30 am | CineStar Metropolis
Guest: Referee Renata de Carvalho do Val

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DIRECTOR

Eliza Capai © João Pina

Eliza Capai (*1979) from Brazil is a freelance documentary filmmaker specializing in topics of social justice. She studied journalism in São Paulo and participated in the Open Documentary Lab of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. ESPERO TUA (RE)VOLTA is her third feature film.

Filmography (selection)
2019 ESPERO TUA (RE)VOLTA | 2016 O JABUTI E A ANTA | 2013 TÃO LONGE É AQUI