Voices High!

Days like this addresses the routines that arise in the life of a young woman who lives in a large metropolis. Beauty is a documentary about five children who struggle to live authentically with what they feel is their identity. At ATHLETICUS: Salle d’entraînement, flamingos discover the crosswalks, but the hippo wants calm! Iktamuli depicts the thoughts and feelings of a mother who has a child with, as they say, mental disabilities. In this film you will learn about this mother’s ambivalent feelings and the struggle to accept it. In Bike Bird Zahra, a 12-year-old Afghan girl refugee in Norway, wants to make a dream come true, will she make it?

This session was programmed by the 7th grade students of EB 2, 3 from Vila D´Este, as part of the educational activity “I Program a Film Festival” in partnership with the Rivoli Theater Parallel Program.

Students from “I Program a Film Festival” attend this session.

This session is only part of the Schools program, so there are no tickets for sale.


Days like this / Há Dias Assim, Inês Delicioso, Reino Unido/Portugal, anim., 2018, 4’ (Image above)
“Days Like This” is an autobiographical animation based on the routines that emerge when living in a big city: feminism, veganism, capitalism and solitude.

Beauty / Beleza, Christina Willings, Canadá, doc., 2017, 23’

Beauty explores the lives of five gender-creative kids, each uniquely engaged in shaping their own sense of what it means to be fully human. Whether it’s dealing with bullies, explaining themselves to their parents, or navigating the uncharted waters of relationships, Bex, Lili, Fox, Tru and Milo talk about their experiences and struggle to live in authenticity.

ATHLETICUS: Salle d’entraînement / Hora do Treino, Nicolas Deveaux, França, anim., 2019, 2’

Excited young flamingos discover the treadmill. But the hippo wants peace and quiet!

Iktamuli / Diferenças, Anne-Christine Plate, Alemanha, anim., 5’

The film depicts thoughts and feelings of a mother with her so-called mentally disabled son. While she moves with him through everyday life, her ambivalent feelings, her struggles to accept him as he is, get into her way.

Bike Bird / Bicicleta com Asas, Kari Klyve – Skaug/ Odveig Klyve, Noruega, Ficção, 2018, 15’

Zahra (12) is from Afghanistan, and an asylum seeker in Norway. She has a dream but making it true turns out difficult for her.