Edition 20: 6-14 August, 2021

Balkan Dox

The White Death of the Black Wizard

A Morte Branca do Feiticeiro Negro

Brazil
2020 — 10 min / Colour and B&W

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Synopsis

Memories of the Brazilian slavery past overflow into ethereal landscapes and harrowing noises. Through a visual poetic essay, an intimate and sensory journey reflects on the silencing and invisibility of black people in diaspora.

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Directors' Biography

Rodrigo Ribeiro is an Afro-Brazilian filmmaker, documentarist and screenwriter dedicated to social and racial themes. Collaborator of the production company Gata Maior Filmes, believes in artistic freedom and in the formidable insurgency of the marginalized.

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Director

Rodrigo Ribeiro

Producer

Julia Faraco

Luiz Gustavo Laurindo

Rodrigo Ribeiro

Cinematography

Carlos Adelino

Rodrigo Ribeiro

Editing

Rodrigo Ribeiro

Carlos Eduardo Ceccon

Julia Faraco

Sound

Leandro Cordeiro

Rodrigo Ribeiro

Screenings & Awards

Sheffield Doc/Fest , United Kingdom, 2021

Hot Docs , Canada, 2021

DocLisboa , Portugal, 2021

RIDM, Montreal , Canada, 2020

Festival de Brasília , Brazil, 2020
Best Director, Canal Brasil Award

Official Film Website

http://gatamaior.com.br/