Golden Mountain

“Golden Mountain” is a documentary that presents the enchanted and cruel universe of the recent gold race in the Amazon, through the stories told by the people who cross Brazil in order to work in the gold mines of Amapá.

  • Cassandra Oliveira
    Director
  • Cassandra Oliveira
    Writer
  • Leão do Norte
    Producer
  • Clemilson Farias
    Production Manager
  • Giovanna Pezzo
    DoP
  • Rodrigo Aquiles Santos
    Editing by
  • Aron Miranda
    Sound Designer
  • Doc & Rio Festival Agency
    Festival Agent
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    A Montanha Dourada
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Genres:
    Brazil, Human Rights, Directed by Women, Gold Digging, Gold Fever, Enviromental
  • Runtime:
    53 minutes 43 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 27, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    Brazil
  • Country of Filming:
    Brazil
  • Language:
    Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • FIM - Festival Imagem-Movimento
    Macapá, Amapá
    Brazil
    National Premiere
    Official Selection
  • The Paus Premiere Film Festival
    London
    United Kingdom
    November 29, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Tietê International Film Awards
    Tietê, SP
    Brazil
    November 10, 2021
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Cassandra Oliveira

Cassandra Oliveira (Brazil, 1980) is from Bahia, resident in Amapá for 18 years, documentary filmmaker, graduated from the International School of Film and TV of San Antonio de los Baños - EICTV-Cuba (2013). She has been working with cinema since 2004, in the execution of the Image-Movement Festival (FIM), where she stayed until 2009, and with video production workshops in Amapá, Amazon, Brazil. In 2012, she participated in the project development meeting Nuevas Miradas - Cuba, with the documentary project “GARIMPO”, about the migration of Brazilians to French Guiana to work in clandestine gold mines. Since then, she carries out investigations and develops audiovisual projects on the theme of mining on the Amazon frontier. She directed several documentaries both in Cuba and in Brazil. Currently, Cassandra develops cinematographic projects for the film production company Castanha Filmes.

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