Tailings

by Pedro de Filippis

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TAILINGS

(in development)

Portuguese / Documentary / 120min / 2K / Color

Enquadramento Produções | mare/sciallo Films (USA)

DIRECTOR Pedro de Filippis

PRODUCERS Leonardo Mecchi, Bronte Stahl and Tarsila Nakamura

SELECTIONS AND AWARDS

Sundance Institute (USA)

DocSociety (USA)

Nia Tero Foundation (USA)

Chicago Media Project (USA)

LEF Foundation (USA)

SYNOPSIS

The largest mining dam disasters take place in Brazil. In the imminence of new ruptures, a state counsellor confronts the modus operandi of the government and mining sector, while dam refugees are left to fend for themselves in a post-colonial wasteland.

DIRECTOR'S BIOGRAPHY

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. Tailings is his first feature film.

Enquadramento Produções

contato@enquadramen.to

São Paulo

Brazil

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