by Pedro de Filippis
2023 / Portuguese / Documentary / 75 min / 2K / Color
Enquadramento Produções | Here and Elsewhere (USA)
DIRECTOR Pedro de Filippis
PRODUCERS Leonardo Mecchi, Bronte Stahl, and Tarsila Nakamura
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After the largest mining dam breaks in history, further dam collapses threaten millions in Brazil. A state counselor confronts the government's modus operandi, while dam refugees resist the mining companies' abuses in their threatened communities.
Pedro de Filippis is a filmmaker based in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. In 2016 he was selected for the European MFA program Doc Nomads, during which he directed eight short documentaries in Portugal, Hungary, and Belgium. In 2021 he was nominated for the Global Emerging Filmmaker prize by Netflix and IDA. Rejeito is his first feature film.