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Leonardo Bastiao, the Illiterate Poet
Leonardo Bastiao, the Illiterate Poet

LEONARDO BASTIAO, THE ILLITERATE POET

Leonardo Bastião, o Poeta Analfabeto

Directed by Jefferson Sousa
Brazil, 2019
Documentary, Short, Biography

Synopsis

In the rural area of northeastern Brazil, in Itapetim, an illiterate poet reaches millions of viewers on the internet through his improvisational poetry. While he reflects on life and environment, scholars try to explain the media and linguistic phenomenon that is his life and work.

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Synopsis

In the rural area of northeastern Brazil, in Itapetim, an illiterate poet reaches millions of viewers on the internet through his improvisational poetry. While he reflects on life and environment, scholars try to explain the media and linguistic phenomenon that is his life and work.