Award of Merit – ALEPH (Brazil)

Title: ALEPH
Runtime: 30 min
Country: Brazil
Director: Joao Butoh
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: September, 2020

Synopsis: To live or not to live in the shadow of a choice.

How politics, religion and society force you to live up to established standards.

What is the price of happiness?

Live your life or live the life that others have assigned to you?

What is the weight of living in a society that punishes you, kills you, criticizes you, removes your civil rights, marginalizes you, due to prejudice.

“We, who had nothing, will teach serenity.” GEORGIOS SEFERIADIS (1900-1971)