Private Project

The Way I See Today

The critically acclaimed film City of God (2002) is a fiction film based on a novel about a real place known as Cidade de Deus (City of God), located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Through the perspective of multiple local voices, the ethnographic documentary The Way I See Today focuses on the symbolic and real-life effects produced by these fictional narratives. The film also raises issues on control over representation while combining participatory and eliciting methods.

  • Antonia Gama
  • Márcio Gomes
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    O Olhar Que Eu Tenho Hoje
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  • Runtime:
    46 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 31, 2017
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    Full HD
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  • Royal Anthropology Institute Film Festival
    United Kingdom
    May 1, 2017
    Richard Werbner Award for Visual Ethnography
Director Biography - Antonia Gama, Márcio Gomes

Antonia Gama is a documentary filmmaker and PhD candidate in Social Anthropology with Visual Media at Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, University of Manchester, where she also works as Teaching Assistant.

Her career trajectory crosses the boundaries of visual arts, humanities and social sciences. She has more than 10 years of experience working as a freelancer for audiovisual companies in Brazil and in 2010 she founded her own audiovisual company through which she is commissioned as assistant director, editor and researcher.

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