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14th edition | 6-11 october 2020
Bologna

THE ORPHAN

CAROLINA MARKOWICZ | 2018 | BRASILE | 15'

 

The story of Jonathas, an orphan who has been adopted and then “returned” due to his effeminate mannerisms. Based on true events.

Screenwriter and director from São Paulo. Her first film, “69-Luz Square”, won best short at Rio International Film Festival and was screened at MoMa. Her second short, “Tatuapé Mahal Tower” premiered at TIFF in 2014, where she was considered one of "5 filmmakers to watch". She also completed the shorts “Postergados” which won Best Screenplay at Gramado FF, and “Long Distance Relationship”, which world premiered at TIFF in 2017, and had its American premiere at SXSW in 2018. Her latest film, "The Orphan" premiered at the Director's Fortnight in Cannes in 2018, where it won the Queer Palm. The film has also screened at Locarno, TIFF, SXSW and over 90 other festivals. It received more than 20 other awards so far.