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July 17, 2011

Body And Soul

Boldy and Soul

Director: Matthieu Bron
2011, Mozambique / France
Portuguese, with English subtitles
Documentary short / 57 minutes

 

Victoria, Mariana and Vasco are three young Mozambicans with physical disabilities, living in the suburbs of Maputo, the country’s capital. This moving, empowering film shows how they are able to overcome ignorance, prejudice and a lack of facilities for the handicapped, to find self-acceptance and make a success of their lives.

About the director

Born in 1976, Matthieu Bron studied cinema in his native France and sociology and psychology in South Africa. A resident of Mozambique since 1998, he spent three years in the suburbs of its capital, Maputo, making the documentary Body and Soul.

 

This film is presented in association with the Zanzibar International Film Festival and supported by the Commonwealth Foundation.

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  3. [...] TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (September 21st – October 4th 2011): The trinidad+tobago film festival (ttff) is the largest event of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean and continues to evolve and expand in celebrating expression and empowerment through film. [...]



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