Cláudia Varejão

Documentary / HD / 112’ / 2016

A dive, the midday sunlight filtering down through the water. The air in her lungs has to last until she can dislodge the abalone. Dives like these have been carried out in Japan for over 2000 years by the Ama-San.

Cinematography: Cláudia Varejão Sound Takashi Sugimoto Editing: Cláudia Varejão and João Braz Sound Design Hugo Leitão Color Correction Paulo Américo Producers João Matos and Vadim Jendreyko Cast Mayumi Mitsuhashi, Masumi Shibahara and Matsumi Koiso


    Co-production Mira Film, SGRS, Flying Pillow

    Special Mention - Karlovy Vary Film Festival'16
    Special Prize of the Bellona Foundation - IFF Message to Man'16
    Íngreme/Doclisboa Award for Best Portuguese Competition Film - Doclisboa'16
    Best Film at Extra Muros Competition - Pravo Ljudski Film Festival'16
    Teenage Prize - Porto/Post/Doc'16
    Best Film - Play-Doc'17
    Best Feature Film - International Competition, Biobiocine International Film Festival'17
    Euro award for TV5 Monde - FIFD Cronograf'17
    Special Mention - Buenos Aires International Documentary Film Festival'17
    Green Dox Award - Dokufest'17

    • Visions du Réel'16
    • Ginmaku Japanese Film Festival'16
    • Olhar de Cinema - Curitiba IFF'16
    • Karlovy Vary Film Festival'16
    • Five Lakes International Film Festival'16
    • Vilnius Documentary Film Festival'16
    • IFF Message to Man'16
    • Best Of Swiss Film Festival'16
    • DocLisboa'16
    • Pravo Ljudski Film Festival'16
    • Festival dei Popoli'16
    • Docpoint Tallinn'16
    • Porto/Post/Doc'16
    • Forumdoc.Bh.'16
    • IFF Kerala'16
    • FÜnf Seen Filmfestival'16
    • Docpoint Helsinki Documentary Film Festival'17
    • Cinéma Paraloeil'17
    • RAI Film Festival'17
    • Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena de Indias'17
    • Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival'17
    • CPH:DOX'17
    • International Documentary FF Millenium'17
    • Festival Cinematográfico Internacional do Uruguay'17
    • Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara'17
    • Play-Doc'17
    • Ibero Docs'17
    • Docudays UA‘17
    • Ethnocineca'17
    • Art of the Real'17
    • Sydney Film Festival'17
    • Krakow Film Festival'17
    • Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival'17
    • 15TH Rai Film Festival Anthropology/Ethnography/Archaeology'17
    • International Documentary Film Festival Millenium in Brussels'17
    • Macao International Documentary Festival'17
    • Cinéma Paraloeil'17
    • Mar Film Festival'17
    • Encontros de Cinema de Viana do Castelo'17
    • Madeira Film Festival'17
    • Encuentros Del Otro Cine'17
    • Tabakalera - Centro Internacional de Cultura Contemporânea'17
    • Biobiocine'17
    • Epa Cinema - El palomar International Independent Film Festival'17
    • Xivth Edition of the International Documentary Film Festival Cronograf'17
    • Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Cosquín'17
    • Cinema Metrograph'17
    • Mostra Int. Films de Dones'17
    • Sole Luna Doc Film Festival Palermo'17
    • Kaohsiung Film Festival'17
    • Lima Independiente International Film Festival'17
    • Dokufest'17