AMNESTIA

Susana Lira | Brazil | Documentary | 2019 | 16min

SYNOPSIS

Amnestia elaborates a sensitive re-assembly of the pardon requests sent out by the “Amnesty Caravans” to all those whose lives were affected by Brazil’s Military Dictatorship. The work is entirely composed of archive material and is narrated by Paulo Abraão, former National Secretary of Justice.

ESPAÑOL
“Amnestia” elabora una reensamblada sensible de las solicitudes de indulto enviadas por las “Caravanas de Amnistía” a todos aquellos cuyas vidas se vieron afectadas por la dictadura militar de Brasil. El trabajo está compuesto completamente de material de archivo y está narrado por Paulo Abraão, ex Secretario Nacional de Justicia.

DIRECTOR BIO

Susanna Lira is a filmmaker graduated in International Law and Human Rights. Throughout her career she has directed over 10 documentaries that were showcased in several international film festivals. She has directed and wrote TV series for channels such as HBO, TV Globo, Al Jazeera, among others. Her latest documentary, “Torre Das Donzelas” (2019) has won the best documentary at Festival do Rio 2018.

ESPAÑOL
Susana Lira es una cineasta graduada en Derecho Internacional y Derechos Humanos. A lo largo de su carrera, ha dirigido más de 10 documentales que se exhibieron en varios festivales internacionales de cine. Ha dirigido y escrito series de televisión para canales como HBO, TV Globo, Al Jazeera, entre otros. Su último documental, “Torre Das Donzelas” (2019) ha ganado el mejor documental en el Festival do Rio 2018.