Original Title: Amnestia Spanish Title: English Title: Amnestia Year and month of production: 2019 Length: 15 minutes Production country: Brazil Genre: Documentary Language: Portuguese Subtitles: Spanish, English Trailer (link): https://vimeo.com/375000078 Web: Facebook:
The short Amnestia elaborates a sensitive re-assembly of the pardon requests sent out by the “Amnesty Caravans” to all those whose life were affected by Brazil's Military Dictatorship. The work is entirely composed of archive material and is narrated by Paulo Abraão, former National Secretary of Justice.
Susanna Lira is a filmmaker graduated in International Law and Human Rights. Throughout her career she has directed over 10 documentaries that were showcased in several international film festivals. She has directed and wrote TV series for channels such as HBO, TV Globo, Al Jazeera, among others. As her most significant films, we can list "Não Saia Hoje" (2016) has won a silver medal at The New York Film Festival, "Clara Estrela" (2017) showcased at Lisbon's MUVI festival, "Samba Ladies" (2015) showcased in the Brazilian Film Festival in Russia, Festival Autres Brésilis in France, and many others.
Festival do Rio (2019), Mostra de Curtas de SP (2019)