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For those who are still behind on documentaries, the Festival É Tudo Verdade 2021 is a great opportunity to explore this universe without leaving home and for free. In its 26th edition, the program presents 69 films from 23 countries, in addition to paying tribute to the centenary of French filmmaker and philosopher Chris Marker, responsible for A Pista (1962), a short film that inspired the science fiction of Terry Os 12 Monkeys (1995) Gilliam.

The titles are available until Sunday April 18 on the É Tudo Verdade / Looke, Sesc Digital and Spcine Play platforms. The closing presents the exhibition The Last Forest, by Luiz Bolognesi (Rio 2096: A story of love and fury), selected in the Panorama exhibition, at the Berlin Film Festival 2021.

In this list, CinePOP has only separated the works participating in the competitive exhibition from national and international feature and medium-length films, from April 12 to 18, in addition to the closing film. Check the directions and mark in the diary. The awards ceremony takes place on the last day on the It’s All True YouTube channel.

It should be remembered: National features have sessions and replays at the times offered, with a few minutes of tolerance. International titles are available for 24 hours or until they reach the 2,000 view limit.

National team from April 12 to 18:

Dawn

Available in: It’s All True / Looke
04/13 – 9:00 p.m.
04/14 – 3 p.m.

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Shot between July and September 2016, the film testifies to the tension and perplexity surrounding President Dilma Rousseff during the dramatic unfolding of the impeachment that led her to leave power. The camera of Anna Muylaert (Que Horas Ela Volta) and Lô Politi (Jonas) travels the president’s daily life in meetings, endless phone calls and whispers heard from the kitchen under the care of Oscar Niemeyer’s palace. At the same time, she reveals a surprising personality in informal conversations in which Dilma talks about politics, history, literature, and herself. This is the film’s premiere in Brazil, which will hit the commercial circuit next month. Unique opportunity.

Paulo César Pinheiro – Lyrics and Soul

Available in: It’s All True / Looke
12/4 – 3 p.m.

Directed by Cleisson Vidal and Andrea Prates, the documentary chronicles the life of the prolific composer and one of the most famous lyricists in Brazilian music, Paulo César Pinheiro. He is the author of Canto das Três Raças and The Power of Creation, among other classics of samba and samba-enredo. Partner of Baden Powell, Tom Jobim and Edu Lobo, his lyrics were sung by Elis Regina, Clara Nunes and Maria Bethânia. Sitting on his sofa, the composer reflects on human nature and takes us on a journey of big names in MPB.

Twice

Available in: It’s All True / Looke
12/4 – 9 p.m.
04/13 – 3 p.m.

After 35 years of first meeting, Argentinian guitarist Lucio Yanel and his Brazilian student Yamandu Costa meet to retrace the paths that led Yanel to the interior of Rio Grande do Sul. On board a motorhome, with his guitars and his memories, the director Pablo Francischelli follows the adventure of the master and the disciple towards Corrientes, the native land of Argentina. On this journey, they reflect on the transformations that have taken place throughout this period.

The repentant

Available in: It’s All True / Looke
04/15 – 9 p.m.
04/16 – 3 p.m.

Through the prism of Ricardo Calil (Uma Noite em 67) and journalist Armando Antenore, Os Repententes tells the little-known story of ex-militants who, very young, left everything to risk their lives for a cause, were arrested and tortured, and transformed the propaganda weapon of your enemies. In 1970, at the height of the crackdown on the military dictatorship, five imprisoned guerrillas went public to deny the armed struggle and praise the regime. With the repercussions of the statements, the government decided to turn the retractions into state practice. He began to torture opponents to do mea-culpa. Until 1975, about forty prisoners participated in “regrets”, as they were called.

Edna

Available in: It’s All True / Looke
04/16 – 9 p.m.
04/17 – 3 p.m.

Responsible for the documentary Cinema Novo (2016), Eryk Rocha now follows Edna’s ordeals on the edge of the Transbrasiliana highway, a land in ruins, built on massacres. Created only by his mother, the main character feels, on his body, the marks of an endless fight: the war for the land. Woven from the reports and writings of Edna in the notebook she entitled The story of my life, the hybrid narrative transitions between real and imaginary, through guerrillas, disappearances and deforestation, but also by force women, rivers and forests who insist on survival.

Zimba

Available in: It’s All True / Looke
04/14 – 9:00 p.m.
04/15 – 3 p.m.

Recognized with more than ten awards and nominations in the audiovisual sector, Joel Pizzini (Anabazys) presents the trajectory and artistic imagery of actor and director Zbigniew Ziembinski (1908-1978). He was a forerunner of modern theater in Latin America and a master of generations of Brazilian actors. The polyphonic edit is based on a vast new material, consisting of half a century of performances, tele-carriers and interviews by Zimba, as he was called before and after fleeing Poland, on the eve of the invasion. from Warsaw. In addition, the work recreates fragments of the play Vestido de Noiva, by Nelson Rodrigues, produced by the Polish-Brazilian in 1943.

The last forest

Available in: It’s All True / Looke
04/18 – 7:00 p.m.

Luiz Bolognesi’s feature film closes the festival. His work Ex-Pajé (2018) was one of the highlights of the Brazilian competition of the 23rd edition of the festival, winning the ABRACCINE award. Here in an isolated Yanomami tribe in the Amazon, shaman Davi Kopenawa Yanomami attempts to keep the spirits and traditions of the forest alive, as the arrival of gold miners brings death and disease to the community. Young people are delighted with the goods brought by the whites; and Ehuana, who sees her husband disappear, tries to figure out what happened in her dreams.

International selection from April 12 to 18:

9 days in Raqqa (France)

Available in: It’s All True / Looke
12/4 – 19h

Directed by the French Xavier de Lauzanne, the work depicts the challenge of the Kurdish and Syrian Leila Mustapha. Raqqa is his battle: the original capital of the Islamic State, with 300,000 inhabitants, reduced to ruins by war. An engineer by training, mayor at age 30, immersed in a masculine world, Leila’s mission is to rebuild the city, promote reconciliation and establish democracy. An extraordinary mission. A French writer crosses Iraq and Syria to meet her. In this dangerous city, the journalist has nine days to live with Leila and be able to tell her story in a book.

Vicenta (Argentina)

Available in: It’s All True / Looke
04/13 – 7:00 p.m.

Symbolically and lyrically, Argentine filmmaker Dario Dória gives voice to one of the legal cases of great repercussion in Argentina at the beginning of the 21st century. Vicenta lives in a wooden and zinc house in the inner suburbs of Buenos Aires. She is poor, illiterate and, despite everything to lose, she begins a war against the Argentine state to obtain what she deemed right: the legal termination of the pregnancy of her daughter, a young woman disabled and raped by her uncle. .

President (Denmark)

Available in: It’s All True / Looke
04/14 – 7:00 p.m.

After 38 years of dictatorship, Robert Mugabe is taken to power by his own party and Zimbabwe’s military rulers promise to guarantee democracy through a presidential election. To defeat the party of the outgoing president and in power since 1980 – the Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) – opponents of the Movement for Democratic Change have the young and charismatic Nelson Chamisa as leader of this arduous mission . Danish filmmaker Camilla Nielsson asks: after decades of corrupt elites using all means to stay in power, is a free, fair and transparent election really possible?

MLK / FBI (US)

Available in: It’s All True / Looke
04/15 – 7 p.m.

Described by Spike Lee as the “master of cinema,” Sam Pollard is a prolific filmmaker who tells African-American history in many ways. On the 2021 Oscar semifinalist list for Best Documentary, MLK / FBI is the first job to reveal the extent of FBI surveillance and intimidation to Reverend Martin Luther King. The film is based on files recently discovered and made public through the Freedom of Information Act, in addition to relevant restored audiovisual materials. Sam Pollard delves into the story of the U.S. government’s persecution of black activists and the contrast between J. Edgar Hoover and King, two iconic and powerful figures who, despite their differences, both saw themselves as the keepers of the American Dream.

Paraíso (Portugal / Brazil / France)

Available in: It’s All True / Looke
04/16 – 7 p.m.

Directed by Sérgio Tréfaut de São Paulo, the foreign co-production accompanies a group of elderly people who meet every day in the romantic gardens of the Palácio do Catete, the official residence of the presidents of Brazil from 1867 to 1960. When the sun has gone to the low they talked about the meaning of life and sang love songs together. Suddenly, the film was interrupted due to the coronavirus pandemic and turned into a tribute to a decimated generation.

History of a look (France)

Available in: It’s All True / Looke
04/17 – 7:00 p.m.

STORY OF A LOOK by Mariana Otero

Nominated for the César for best documentary 2021, the work of Mariana Otero tells the story of the brilliant photojournalist Gilles Caron, 30, who died at the height of his career in Vietnam in 1970. Built like an investigation, the film seeks, through his iconic images and the gaps between them, saving the photographer’s presence and telling the story of his gaze and how he was able to cover all the major conflicts of his time in such a short time.

Léonie, actress and spy (Netherlands)

Available in: It’s All True / Looke
04/18 – 3 p.m.

Léonie Brandt (1901-1978) dreamed of being an actress. After that, she took on the role of her life: she became a spy for the Dutch intelligence service in Nazi Germany. After the war, prominent Dutch feared her, because of what she knew of her actions during the occupation. Directed by Annette Apon, the work uses scenes from old films to recompose the approximate chronology of her fabulous and mysterious life, in which reality and fiction blend without distinction.

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