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GOPI

GOPI

LANGUAGE: English

Genre: Documentary
Running Time: 23:46
Year of production: 2017/2018

SYNOPSIS

Gopi was the youngest and first intersexual to run for election in the Legislative Assembly of the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Gopi fights daily for the rights of intersexuals and the LGBTQIA community.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: OA FILMS
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST


MAIN CREDITS

Director: Viviane D’Ávilla
Co-Director: Paulo Dimantas
Screenwriter: Viviane D’Ávilla, Pedro Vinicius, Paulo Dimantas
Producer: Viviane D’Ávilla, Paulo Dimantas, Sofia de Paula
Director of Photography: Viviane D’Ávilla
Sound: Paulo Dimantas
Editing: Pedro Vinicius
Sound Editing: Fernando Rebelo
Music Composer: Gil Gregorio

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Documentary
Sub-genre: Human Rights
Language: English
Country of origin: India
Year of production: 2017/2018
Total running time: 23:46
Shooting format: XAVC S
Color type: HD (1-1-1)
Aspect ratio: 1920x1080
Sound format: 48hz

AWARDS

Best Film International Film Festival Bangalore
Best Film DIGO festival (Brazil)
Beest Script DIGO festival (Brazil)

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

RIO INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
BRAZILIAN FILM FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES
DIGO FESTIVAL
INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF BANGALORE

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Viviane D’Avilla is a documentary filmmaker, director and photographer. She specialized in conceptual and documentary photography at the School of Visual Arts, Parque Lage, and also at the International Center of Photography, in New York. Viviane is represented by ArtSpace galleries in New York and Mentana in Italy. In 2017 he won the prize for best photography at the Florence Biennial, Italy. Her most recent project as a director, GOPI, a documentary about a young intersexual in India, won awards in Brazil and abroad. He was selected for a competitive show at the Rio Festival and won the best film award at the festival in Bangalore, India. Viviane started her newest ODU authorial project, the ancestral path, which addresses the theme of the cultural and ancestral connection between Brazil and Africa. Viviane currently co-directs the film on the life and work of Luiz Melodia.