Portuguese filmmaker visits the most famous samba school in Rio de Janeiro, Mangueira, while in de Sambadrome people of all ages eagerly await the jury's decision on who is the carnival champion for 2019. The festivities are characterised by a spirit of resistance following the sinister murder of local politician Marielle Franco.

Screens before En medio del laberinto.

Filmmaker
Teresa Villaverde
Premiere
International premiere
Country
Portugal
Year
2019
Medium
DCP
Length
17’
Language
Portuguese
Producer
Teresa Villaverde
Production Company
Alce Filmes
Sales
Portugal Film - Portuguese Film Agency
Writer
Teresa Villaverde
Cinematography
Teresa Villaverde
Editor
Teresa Villaverde