Stories Our Cinema Did (Not) Tell

Dir: Fernanda Pessoa
Mostra: Competition
80' . 2017 . SP


Brazil, the 1970’s: the country is living under a military dictatorship which lasted from 1964 to 1985. At that period, the most produced and seen cinema in Brazil was the “pornochanchadas”, a very diverse genre that had in common an erotic atmosphere and the popular appeal.

Rating 16 years

Screening: november 20 at 19h


Pessoa Produções e Studio Riff
/ Production company

Fernanda Pessoa,, Julia Borges Araña, Alice Riff
/ Excutive producer

Luiz Cruz
/ Editor

Érico Theobaldo, Ignácio Sodré (Coletiva Produtora)
/ Sound designer

Festivals and Awards

  • Menção Honrosa / Honorable Mention - Festival de Cine Lima Independiente 2017
  • Mostra Aurora - Mostra de Tiradentes 2017
  • Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2017
  • Cinélatino Rencontres de Toulouse 2017
  • Festival de Brasília 2017
  • Festival du Nouveau Cinéma 2017
  • DocLisboa 2017

Fernanda Pessoa

She has a B.A. in Film Making, São Paulo, and an M.A. in Film Studies at the Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris. As a filmmaker and visual artist, she works primarily on experimental and documental cinema. Pessoa is currently editing her second feature and working on an interactive documentary selected for the LABMIS 2017 residency. This is her first feature film.