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Elections

Documentary  | 2018 | 102min

It's time for student government elections. High school students prepare for the race. Four groups with different platforms and opinions create proposals, debate campaign strategies, and strive for improvements at the school. Conflicts and tensions between campaign teams reveal their political differences, and the force of reality intertwines with resistance to dreams, friendships, and the right of students to create alternatives for the world in which they believe.

Directed by  Alice Riff


Producers  Alice Riff e Heverton Lima
Executive producer  Heverton Lima
Associated producer  Vanessa Fort
Screenwriters Alice Riff e Vanessa Fort

Line Producer  Joyce Prado
Cinematography by Vinicius Berger
Sound design by  Daniel Turini e Fernando Henna
Film editing by  Yuri Amaral
Director assistant  Vinicius Silva

The film was selected in the first Videocamp Fund (2017). During the production process, Elections participated at Rough Cut Lab in DocMontevideo (Uruguay, 2018), with the tutoring of João Moreira Salles and Eduardo Escorel.

FESTIVALS


DOK Leipzig (Official Selection),

Rio de Janeiro Int'l Film Festival (Brazil Première)

DISTRIBUITION

Olhar distribuidora (Brazil)

The movie is available on digital video on demand platforms and Videocamp.