Election Day

Dia de Eleição

Screens with:

Mother, I Am Suffocating.

This is a brave and powerful film, at once both intimate and alienated, that explores issues of colonialism, shame, whiteness, integration, and liminality, while speaking to the diasporic experience of time and space. Read More »

This powerful 8-minute film provides a devastating perspective on the hugely divisive 2018 electoral campaign in Brazil. Shot in a single apartment with minimal resources during the final moments of the presidential elections, the film is an emotive indictment of the ways in which collective history can threaten the integrity of our personal lives.

Guests

Nereu Afonso da Silva Director
Election Day Directory Nereu Afonso_credit_Nereu AfonsoNereu Afonso is a Brazilian filmmaker born in 1970. He graduated from University of São Paulo, Brazil, with a degree in Philosophy and trained at Jacques Lecoq's Theater School in Paris, France. He co-wrote fiction short films in Portugal before shooting his own documentary films in Brazil and France.

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SA Premiere Festival Guest International Short
Cape Town
Labia2
Fri 14 June / 6.30pm
Johannesburg
R’bank
Thu 13 June / 7pm
Original Title:
Dia de Eleição
Director(s):
Nereu Afonso da Silva
Country:
Brazil
Year:
2018
Duration:
8 minutes
Language(s):
Portuguese