Synopsis

Constructed from testimonials by people who experience a genetic alteration in blood cells – known as sickle cell disease -, the documentary by Dê Kelm and Débora Evellyn Olimpio portrays the experiences of black people who endure the adversities imposed by the disease alongside racism. (K. M)

Trailer

Vídeos

Director

Dê Kelm, Débora Evellyn Olimpio

Dê Kelm, 33, studied film direction at EICTV in Cuba. Kelm directed 13 short films, including documentaries and fiction films, which haven been awarded and screened at several festivals such as: IDFA (Netherlands), GIFF (Mexico), FICCI (Colombia), Kinoforum International Short Film Festival, Tiradentes Film Festival, and São Paulo Latin American Festival. Kelm’s first feature film debuted in 2020. Débora Evellyn Olimpio, specialist in Rural Education and Agroecology, works on projects that dialogue with the well-being of the black population.

Credits

Producers

Jade Azevedo

Writers

Dê Kelm, Débora Evellyn Olimpio, Everlane Moraes

Cinematographer

Flávio Rebouças, Giorgia Prates

Editor

Aristeu Araujo

Sound

Tulio Borges, Luiz Lepchak

Art Director

Bea Gerolim