INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY CONFERENCE
All True and Itaú Cultural jointly hold, on the 23 and 24 of
September, the 17th International Documentary Conference. All
activities of the Conference will happen at Plataforma
the exhibition of the films that accompany the activities.
– Wednesday – 11 a.m.
Saron, Itaú Cultural Director
Labaki, It’s All True Director-Founder
- Wednesday- 11:05 a.m.
Class with Mark Cousins, conducted by Amir Labaki
90‘ - Recorded. Spoken in English and subtitled in Portuguese
Cousins talks with Amir Labaki about his extensive and innovative
documentary work, with highlights to “The
Story of Film: An Odyssey” (2011), “The Eyes of Orson Welles”
(2018) and “Women Make Films: A New Road Movie Through Cinema”
(2019), exhibited for the first time in Brazil in the festival’s
first stage, in last March and April.
in Northern Ireland, the director and screenwriter is known for his
series of interviews with great filmmakers, Scene
by Scene (1997-2001),
which he directed for British television, and for his 15-hour
documentary miniseries The
Story of Film: An Odyssey(2011). He also directed The
Eyes of Orson Welles (2018)
and the series exhibited in the festival Women
Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema (2019)
Days to Learn Film (2020).
in São Paulo (1963), with a degree in Cinema from ECA-USP (1984), he
is the founder and director of “It’s All True – International
Documentary Festival”, the major and longest-lasting event
exclusively dedicated to documentary cinema in Latin America.
Wednesday – 2 p.m.
Andujar and Brazilian Documentary Photography
75’ - live spoken in Portuguese
Rubens Fenandes Junior as mediator, filmmakers Mariana Lacerda and
Veronique Ballot discuss the work and trajectory of photographers
Claudia Andujar and Henri Ballot and the tradition of Brazilian
Lacerda is a filmmaker and Gyuriis
her first feature film. A Journalism graduate, she holds a Masters in
History of Science from PUC-SP. She wrote and directed the short
films Menino-aranha(2008/2009), A
Vida Noturna das Igrejas de Olinda(2012), Pausas
Magic Park(2015) and Deserto(2016, for Aparelhamento, a Funarte/SP Occupation), winners of some
interesting prizes and exhibited in festivals in Brazil, France,
Mexico, Lithuania and Portugal.
who studied in São Paulo, professor of Biotechnology, Health and the
Environment at the French National Education in Paris and Martinique.
Organizer of Brazilian film festivals in Martinique. Creator of the
Henri Ballot Association in Paris. She is the director of the filmThe
- Rubens Fernandes Junior: Researcher
and independent photography curator. Professor and Director in the
Communications department of Faap. Winner of many photography prizes
and curator of countless exhibits, he has also published many books,
among which Papéis Efêmeros da Fotografia (Ed. Tempo d‘Imagem,
2015), Labirinto e Identidades - Panorama da Fotografia Brasileira
[1946-1998], (Ed. Cosac Naify, 2003).
Thursday – 11 a.m.
Class with Carlos Adriano: Archive Reappropriation-Method and Poetry
60’ – live spoken in Portuguese
and intertextual introduction to reappropriation. Its form of
critical and artistic investigation. The case of the archive in three
unfinished Brazilian documentaries and at the origin of Brazilian
in Cinema (USP). Post-Doctorate in Arts (PUC-SP) and Audiovisual
(USP). As a filmmaker, he is one of the themes of “The
Sublimity of Document: Avant-Doc 2” (Scott
MacDonald; Oxford University Press, 2019).
Thursday – 2 p.m.
Class with Andrés Di Tella: Diaries, Notes, Notebooks
60‘ to 90‘ – recorded and subtitled with translation from the
Spanish to Portuguese
notebook, the diary, the letter, the sketch, working papers.
Provisional, inconclusive and circumstantial forms that converge in
one of the most vital currents of contemporary cinema and art. The
notebook can be a working method, but it is also an artistic form per
A potential cinematic language.
Di Tella: Filmmaker,
writer and curator. He directed A
televisão e eu,Fotografías,Hachazos
(Golpes de machado),327
among others. He also published two nonfiction books: Hachazosand Cuaderno.
His work includes installations, performances and videoart pieces. As
a curator, he was the founder of BAFICI and of the Princeton
Documentary Festival. He was granted a Guggenheim Fellowship. It’s
All True held a retrospective of his work in 2012.