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A black young man from a poor neighborhood in Brazil was arrested by the military police and never seen again. Assisted by the local newspaper, his dad conducted an investigation that led to the indictment of several policemen. The Brazilian police is the most violent in the world with more than six thousand homicides every year, a situation in which president Bolsonaro advocates the right of police officers and civilians to shoot supposed offenders without fear of prosecution. This documentary weaves the investigation of Geovane's murder with a debate about the historic and social roots of police brutality.

Santa Luzia
Directed by: 
Bernard Attal
Brazil
2019
78', 52'
HD
Languages: 
Portuguese, English/French/Spanish subtitles
Festivals: 
_Panorama Internacional de Cinema: national competition (Brazil)
_Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival: official selection (Greece)
_Black Montreal International Film Festival: Best documentary
_Saint Louis International Film Festival
_Fenavid International Film Fest (Bolivia): Best documentary Signis award
_Yale Latino Film Festival (USA)
_Agenda Brasil (Italy)
_Arraial Cine Fest (Brazil): Best Feature Film
_Festival do Nuevo Cinema de Havana (Cuba)
_Festival Altantidocs (Uruguay)
_Festival do Rio de Janeiro: official selection Premiere Brasil
_Toronto Black Film Festival
_Impact Docs Award of Excellence Special Mention
_Halifax Black Film Festival (France)
_Festival Amnesty International (France)
_São Francisco International Black Film Festival