Djon Africa

Filipa Reis João Miller Guerra

Fiction / HD / 96’ / 2018

Miguel Moreira, also known as Tibars, also known as Djon África, learns that genetics can be cruel when his physiognomy - as well as some of his strong personality traits - denounce him, straightaway, as his father’s son; someone he has never known. This intriguing discovery leads him to try to find out who this man is. All he knows about him is what his grandmother, with whom he has always lived, has told him.

with Miguel Moreira and Isabel Cardoso Direction Filipa Reis and João Miller Guerra written by Pedro Pinho​, João Miller Guerra Photography Vasco Viana Sound Ruben Santigo Editing Eduardo Serrano, Ricardo Pretti e Luisa Homem co-Production Desvia, OII and Uma Pedra no Sapato

    FIPRESCI Award - 36º Festival Cinematográfico Internacional del Uruguay'18
    Special Mention of the Jury - 36º Festival Cinematográfico Internacional del Uruguay'18

    • International Film Festival Rotterdam: IFFR, Netherlands '18
    • New Directors/New Films, USA '18
    • San Francisco IFF, USA'18
    • FoR - Frames of Representation, UK'18
    • Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada '18
    • 36º Festival Cinematográfico Internacional del Uruguay, Uruguay '18
    • Oslo Pix, Norway '18
    • 14th Kino Otok – Isola Cinema International Film Festival, Slovenia '18
    • Olhar de Cinema - Curitiba Int'l Film Festival, Brazil '18
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