DocNomads film in official competition at Clermont-Ferrand
The documentary short “She, Gis” (“A Gis”) directed by Thiago Carvalhaes, a DocNomads student from Brazil, was selected for the official competition of the 40th International Short Film Festival of Clermont-Ferrand, held from 2 to 10 February.
By Thiago Carvalhaes
Portugal • 2016 • 20' • o.v. Portuguese
Gisberta Salce was a Brazilian trans woman who lived as an immigrant in Portugal. She was brutally murdered ten years ago and became an icon for transsexual rights. This documentary offers a delicate portrait of a woman torn apart by an indifferent world.
Previous selections and awards:
- 14th Documenta Madrid - International Documentary Film Festival, Spain - Official Short Film Competition (2017)
Special Mention of the Short Film Competition
- 57th FICCI - International Film Festival of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia - Official Short Film Competition (2017)
- 22nd FIRE – LGBT International Film Festival of Barcelona, Spain (2017)
- 24th International Short Film Festival Curta Cinema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Official Short Film Competition (2016)
Brazil Channel Award and Honorable Mention by the Youth Jury
- 24th International LGBT Film Festival MixBrasil, São Paulo, Brazil - Official Short Film Competition (2016)
- 12th International Panorama Coisa de Cinema, Salvador, Brazil (2016)