Breakwater
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    Breakwater

    Quebramar

    Directed by

    Brazil

    2019

    27 min

    • Portuguese

    Documentary

    A group of young lesbians from São Paulo go on a trip to a remote beach. While they wait for New Year's Eve, they build a safe and pleasant environment through music and friendship. They take care of themselves, they own their bodies and their memories and they feel free.

    Awards

    • Best Documentary Award - Clermont Ferrand 2020

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Lana Lopes
    Raíssa Lopes
    Yakini Kalid
    Nã Maranhão
    Elis Menezes
    Screenplay
    Camila Gaglianone
    Raíssa Lopes
    Lana Lopes
    Elis Menezes
    Cris Lyra
    Yakini Kalid
    Nã Maranhão
    Cinematography
    Cris Lyra
    Wilssa Esser
    Editing
    Beatriz Pomar
    Henrique Cartaxo
    Music
    Obinrin Trio
    Nã Maranhão
    Production
    TRAVESSIA FILMES
    Cris Lyra

    Cris Lyra

    Brazil

    Lyra is a director and cinematographer based in São Paulo, Brazil. In 2015 she directed her first short film, A PLEASED MAN. Since 2015, she has worked as a cinematographer for several short films and 4 features. As a director, Lyra intends to explore the experience of not performing standard femininity in patriarchial society. BREAKWATER (2019) is her second short, it was presented at Clermont-Ferrand ISFF 2020 and won Best Documentary Film Award (International Competition).