Yzalú - Rap, Feminism and Blackness
The short documentary shows Yzalú’s journey as a rapper while being a physically disabled black woman from the outskirts of the megalopolis of Sao Paulo, discovering feminism and fighting racism through her music. It approaches her most famous song, "Mulheres Negras", which became an anthem among black feminists in Brazil.
- It was selected by eight festivals between 2018 and 2019, among them: in-Edit Brazil, São Paulo International Short Film Festival (Curta Kinoforum) and the french festival FIFH (Festival International Du Film Sur Le Handicap);
- It also had non-theatrical screenings and debates (with an audience of about 800 people);
- It was awarded by CineB Solar, an itinerant circuit that takes cinema to communities and universities in São Paulo;
- It was selected as one of the best productions made between 2017 and 2018 by a competition of the City Hall of São Paulo.
Series of videos with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for Marie Claire Brazil's anniversary edition.
Today, fight! Tomorrow, rise!
8M 2020, International Women’s Day in Amsterdam
Brazil Protesters Blinded by Riot Police Speak Out
The firing of tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters during Brazil’s largest demonstrations in 2013 raised concerns over police aggression after two protesters were blinded by riot police. Find out how Sergio Silva, a 31-year-old photojournalist, and Vitor Araujo, a 19-year-old student, dealed with their police-inflicted disabilities.