My Name Is Daniel

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My Name Is Daniel (Meu Nome é Daniel)

Directed by Daniel Gonçalves

  • Brazil 2018; 83 min
  • Original version: Portuguese
  • Genre: Documentary
    • Best Cinematography, Special Mention: Documentary Direction - Rio de Janeiro IFF
    • Academy Award Qualification - Cartagena IFFQU


Daniel Gonçalves was born with a disability that no doctor has been able to diagnose. The young Rio-based filmmaker traces his life’s path to try to understand his condition. Through family archive footage and footage recorded nowadays, you'll take a walk-through Daniel's moments, stories, and reflections.



    Daniel Gonçalves