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About the BRAFFTV Film Series:

The BRAFFTV Film Series features great Brazilian films selected and curated by award-winning director of photography, Katia Coelho.


The Brazilian Festival of Film & TV is in its sixth year and has presented over 200 films, workshops and panels to Canadian audiences. BRAFFTV fosters co-productions between Brazilian and Canadian filmmakers. 


BRAFFTV Film Series: Estamira


Estamira is a woman who suffers from schizophrenia and has lived for the past 20 years at a waste disposal site in Rio de Janeiro. With a poetic, philosophical and eloquent discourse, Estamira lives for the mission that was set upon her: to reveal and to reclaim the truth.

The film has garnered over 20 awards around the world.

Directed by Marcos Prado.

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