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Left Behind

Since 2020 the world as we knew it changed dramatically, on account of a virus that crossed borders, separated families, invaded our homes and changed much of what we took for granted.
In this 10-episode documentary series we tell the stories of the ones who were "Left Behind".

  • Isabel Loução Santos
    "Earth Global Challenge" (2009) - Prince Rainier III Special Prize, Monte-Carlo Television Festival (2010) https://tvi24.iol.pt/videos/internacional/reporter-tvi-terra-desafio-global/5ab37f0a0cf248c46ec4ac85 "The Crisis of our Lives" Season 1 (2019) season 2 (2020) https://tviplayer.iol.pt/programa/a-crise-das-nossas-vidas/5cb07ba50cf276f39d650133
  • Isabel Moiçó
    "A Piece of You" - Award for Best Report on Health Issues, Clube de Jornalistas/Apifarma (Portugal) https://tviplayer.iol.pt/programa/reporter-tvi/53c6b3483004dc006243bd77/episodio/t3e2
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    22 minutes 11 seconds
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    March 24, 2021
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    20,000 EUR
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Distribution Information
  • TVI
    Country: Portugal
    Rights: All Rights, Free TV
Director Biography - Isabel Loução Santos, Isabel Moiçó

Isabel Loução Santos is a Portuguese TV reporter since 1998.
Over time, has specialized on special reports and documentaries focused mainly on climate change and social issues.
In 2010, won the Prince Rainier III Special Prize, Monte-Carlo Television Festival with the report “Earth Global Challenge”.
Among her most recent most works are the series “The Crisis of our Lives” (with two seasons 2019-2020), documenting the great financial crisis and its huge impact in Portugal, and the series “Left Behind” that tells the stories of the most vulnerable of all and how they endured during the pandemic: the unemployed, the homeless, the elderly people, the children or the owners of small businesses.

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