The São Francisco do Sul Film Festival starts this Wednesday

Luiz Augusto Ozorio

The festival is held in the historic center of São Francisco do Sul with exhibition activities at Cine Teatro X de Novembro.

São Francisco do Sul Film Festival (SC) has a free program full of workshops, lectures and screening of 31 films in nine sessions

The third oldest city in Brazil, São Francisco do Sul (SC), will host from next Wednesday (25) the first edition of the Latin American audiovisual festival – FALA São Chico, dedicated to documentaries that unite cinema and history.

The festival’s four-day program includes workshops, lectures, music performances and cultural activities in the historic center of São Francisco do Sul, with all activities being free.

A total of 31 films will be screened, from seven countries, with 26 productions in competition and five invited films, spread over nine cinema sessions. Two competitive exhibitions are part of FALA 2022, children’s and short films (starring Curtas Catarinense and Latinos) and the public will also choose the film that will win the Panvision trophy chosen by the popular jury. The official jury chooses the best films they win, in addition to the trophy, products and services from partner companies that together bring in more than R$25 thousand in prizes.

The training activities will take place at the São Francisco do Sul Business Association (ACISFS) and at the Ester dos Passos Rosa Cultural Center. To participate it is necessary to register in advance via the platform

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Documentaries from seven countries are among the 26 films selected for the festival’s competitive screenings. They will be on screen at Cine Teatro X in November. The schedules of each film and the indicative rating of each session can be checked at

Guest movies

Five films were invited to FALA 2022. Four of them are part of the special Environment session, on Saturday, May 28, and will be screened with accessibility features, subtitles, LIBRAS and audio description: the animations Assum Preto, by Bako Machado (PE ), Por Dentro das Árvores, by Francisco de Paula (SP), Teo, o Menino Azul, by Hygor Amorim (SP) and the fiction Olho Além do Ouvido, by Bruna Schelb Corrêa and Luis Bocchino (MG).

The program ends on Saturday evening with the award ceremony and screening at 8.30 pm of the feature film Diário Dentro da Noite, directed by actor, playwright, producer and painter, Chico Diaz.

Training Activities

On Thursday the 26th, the workshops will begin with Almudena Muñoz, a doctor of audiovisual communication, researcher at the Complutense University of Madrid – Spain, who will address “Research in Documentary”. On Thursday (27), the festival also welcomes the Argentine journalist, production manager of Acequia TV de Mendoza, Sérgio Romero, with “Documentary with Cellular”; and the workshop “Audiovisual for Small Entrepreneurs”, given in collaboration with SEBRAE, by communication specialist Fê Moreira. Finally, on Saturday (28) filmmaker and art educator Fabrício Borges will talk about “Filmmaking in the school environment”.

Musical Performances

Every day, from 6.30 pm, local musicians perform on a cozy stage in front of Cine Teatro X de Novembro.

At the opening, on the 25th, Patrícia Menezes and guests Kelwin Grochowicz and Djavan Renato. On Thursday (26) Clara Costa and Guest. On Friday (27) Banda sem Vozz will perform. And ending on Saturday (28), Banda Kaiçara – Reuel Silva, Piassava MC and Mário Negreth.

FALA São Chico is produced through the Cultural Incentive Act, has official accommodation in Pousada Solar da Beira, DOT partner, Digital Link, Mistika, Naymovie with institutional support from the Municipality of São Francisco do Sul and the Ilha de São Francisco Cultural Foundation , Sebrae -SC and Commercial and Industrial Association of São Francisco do Sul. Supported by AgriBrasil and Komprão Koch Atacadista, sponsored by ArcelorMittal. Organized by Panvision Cultural Association, Special Secretariat for Culture and Ministry of Tourism, Pátria Amada Brazil, Federal Government.

The full program is available at and on social media @falasaochico

SPEAK So Chico
25 to 28 May 2022
San Francisco do Sul – SC

Check out the full list of selected movies:


Saint Nicholas:

Penha colors, Jonathan Gentil | Brazil, Penha/Santa Catarina | Documentary | 15 minutes
So champion?, Kristel K | Brazil, Itajai/Santa Catarina | Documentary | 15 minutes
Enio Griebler – Almost transparent, Germano Denardi | Brazil, Chapecó/Santa Catarina | Documentary | 8 minutes
Epoched, Amanda Sant’Anna | Brazil, Florianopolis/Santa Catarina | Experimental | 10 minutes
More for the middle, Deiviane Velho | Brazil, Caçador, Florianópolis, Porto União/Santa Catarina | Documentary | 10 minutes
sources of Sai, Teno Broll | Brazil, Sao Francisco do Sul/Santa Catarina | Documentary | 11 minutes

Latin Americans:

In the shadow of the Cumare, Daniel Guillermo Vargas Pardo | Colombia, Leticia/ ​​​​​​Amazonas | Documentary | 14 minutes

dawn, Rodrigo Del Canto | Argentina, Los Cisnes/Cordoba | Documentary | 10 minutes

Castaway Arena, Jeilin Espinel | Venezuela, Caracas, Maracay/Aragua, Capital District; United Arab Emirates, Dubai | Experimental | 6 minutes
beneficial, Thiago Nunes | Brazil, Taguatinga/Federal District | Documentary | 15 minutes
Invisible Bestiary, Tati Rabelo and Rod Linhales | Brazil, Vitoria/Espírito Santo | Documentary | 13 minutes
cabocolino, Joao Marcelo | Brazil, Surubim, Joao Alfredo, Caruaru/Pernambuco; Juazeiro do Norte/Ceara | Documentary | 15 minutes
children of the night, Henrique Arruda | Brazil, Recife/Pernambuco | Documentary | 16 minutes
The quest, Jesus Palace Flowers | Colombia, Sincelelejo, Caves, Toluviejo/Sucre | Documentary | 14 minutes
Levante Pela Terra – For the right to life and territory of indigenous peoples, Ana Pessoa | Brazil, Brasília/Federal District | Documentary | 5 minutes
single mother, Camila de Moraes | Brazil, Salvador/Bahia | Documentary | 15 minutes
Nania 1988, Diana Orduna | Ecuador, Quito | Documentary | 10 minutes
The cinema is served, Leila Xavier and Stefano Motta | Brazil, Rio de Janeiro/Rio de Janeiro | Experimental | 15 minutes
The Crime of Penha, Daniel Souza Ferreira and Dudu Marella | Brazil, Itapira/Sao Paulo | Experimental | 6 minutes
The ink element, Luiz Maudonnet and Iuri Salles | Brazil, Sao Paulo/Sao Paulo | Documentary | 9 minutes
footprints, Manu Sobral | Brazil, Sao Paulo/Sao Paulo | Experimental | 13 minutes
Hanging Out With Internet Stranger, Eduardo Wahrhaftig | Brazil, Sao Paulo/Sao Paulo | Animation | 11 minutes
SilencioVozRuido, Gonzalo Lugon | Peru, Lima | Documentary | 10 minutes


Aryan, Ludmila Curi | Brazil, Rio de Janeiro/Rio de Janeiro | Documentary | 7 minutes

Isadora’s Karaoke, Thiago B. Mendonca | Brazil, Sao Paulo/Sao Paulo | Documentary | 6 minutes

we are the earth, Lala runner | Colombia, Cali Valle del Cauca/Cali | Experimental | 3 minutes


Assume that black, Bako Machado |Arcoverde/PE | Animation | 3 minutes

Eye beyond the ear, Bruna Schelb Corrêa and Luis Bocchino |Cataguases and Juiz de Fora/MG| Fiction | 14 minutes

Inside the trees, Francisco de Paula | Santos/SP | Animation | 4 minutes

Theo the blue boy, Hygor Amorim | Sao Carlos/SP | Animation | 11 minutes

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