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Estamira

Directed by Marcos Prado
Brazil, 2004
Documentary

Synopsis

Documentary about Estamira, a 63-year-old woman who’s been working for over 20 years at a landfill in Rio de Janeiro. Schizophrenic, but very charismatic, she’s the leader of a small community of old people living off garbage and has a lyrical attitude towards life.

Synopsis

Documentary about Estamira, a 63-year-old woman who’s been working for over 20 years at a landfill in Rio de Janeiro. Schizophrenic, but very charismatic, she’s the leader of a small community of old people living off garbage and has a lyrical attitude towards life.

EstamiraDirected byMarcos Prado

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Awards & Festivals

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São Paulo International Film Festival
2004 | Winner: Best Documentary (International Jury Award)
BFI London Film Festival
2005 | Special Mention: Sutherland Trophy
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
2005 | Winner: Best Documentary
Havana Film Festival
2005 | Winner: Memoria Documentary Award

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