Sentinela

  • 15'
  • Brazil
  • 2007
Loving documentary about the passage from life to death according to the Brazilian Candomblé faith. The dying are accompanied by singing and praying family members, friends and acquaintances during the 'Sentinela' that can last for days. The dying is borne towards death by the singing.


Director
Afonso Nunes
Premiere
International premiere
Country of production
Brazil
Production Year
2007
Festival Edition
IFFR 2008
Length
15'
Medium
35mm
Language
Portuguese
Producer
Afonso Nunes
Production Company
Orapronobis Filmes
Sales
Orapronobis Filmes
Screenplay
Afonso Nunes
Website
http://www.orapronobisfilmes.com.br