Morte e Vida

Documentary – 29 min – Brazil, Germany 2017 – Director: Yves Itzek, Milosz Zmiejewski – Original language: Portuguese– Subtitles: german, english

Based on the novel „Morte e Vida Severina“ by João Cabral de Melo Neto from the year 1955, the film tells the story of the fictive character Severino that tries to find a better life in the big Brazilian city Recife. On his way from the desert-like area he grew up to the coast, we get to know various people working in Brazil. They tell about their reality at the bottom of a society in the year 2017.