Triggered by the unveiling of a family secret, Aline Motta went on an ancestral quest, traveling to rural areas in Brazil, Portugal, and Sierra Leone, and creating a counter-narrative to what is usually told about the way Brazilian families were formed. A discussion about racism, representation, belonging and identity. 

The other films shown within Fluxus and Reconnections

International title
Bridges over the Abyss
Filmmaker
Aline Motta
Premiere
International premiere
Country
Brazil
Year
2018
Medium
DCP
Length
8’
Language
Portuguese
Producer
Aline Motta
Sales
Aline Motta
Writer
Aline Motta
Cinematography
Aline Motta
Editor
Fernando Lima
Sound Design
Bruno Elisabetsky
Music
Bruno Elisabetsky