MATA

Towards the expansion of the eucalyptus plantations, a farmer and an indigenous leader stand as resistance and reveal the impact of monoculture on the environment and traditional ways of life. The enemy can also be green.

  • Fábio Nascimento
    Director
  • Ingrid Fadnes
    Director
  • Fábio Nascimento
    Writer
  • Ingrid Fadnes
    Writer
  • Eduardo Ades
    Producer
  • Fábio Nascimento
    Producer
  • Ingrid Fadnes
    Producer
  • João Felipe Freitas
    Producer
  • Fábio Nascimento
    Music by
  • Fábio Nascimento
    DoP
  • Pedro Bronz
    Editing
  • Frederico Benevides
    Editing
  • Felippe Schultz Mussel
    Sound Design & Editing
  • Henrique Ligeiro
    Sound Mixer
  • Damião Lopes
    Re-recording Mixer
  • Fábio Souza
    Color Grading
  • Etevaldo Pereira
    Key Cast
    "Himself"
  • Rodrigo Mãdy
    Key Cast
    "Himself"
  • Walter de Paula Lima
    Key Cast
    "Himself"
  • Ivonete Gonçalves
    Key Cast
    "Herself"
  • Doc & Rio Festival Agency
    Festival Agent
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    MATA
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Genres:
    Enviromental, Indigenous, Human Rights, Latino, BIPOC, Ecological
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 19 minutes 8 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 9, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    Brazil
  • Country of Filming:
    Brazil
  • Language:
    Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2:39
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Films Fra Sor
    Oslo
    Norway
    November 26, 2020
    National Premiere
    Official Selection
  • HUMAN International Documentary Film Festival
    Oslo
    Norway
    March 1, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Mostra Ecofalante
    São Paulo
    Brazil
    August 11, 2021
    Audience Award
  • Cine OP
    Ouro Preto
    Brazil
    June 24, 2021
    National Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Bergen International Film Festival
    Bergen
    Norway
    October 20, 2021
    Official Selection
  • FESTIVER
    Barichara
    Colombia
    September 18, 2021
    Latin American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • FICASC - Festival Internacional de Cinema da Serra Catarinense
    Santa Catarina
    Brazil
    September 18, 2021
    Official Selection
  • 44 Festival Guarnicê de Cinema
    São Luís, MA
    Brazil
    September 17, 2021
    Official Selection
  • TERRITORIO filmdager
    Oslo
    Norway
    September 8, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Stokmarknes Kino
    Stokmarknes
    Norway
    September 17, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Planeta.doc
    Florianópolis
    Brazil
    October 1, 2021
    Official Selection
  • International Strasbourg Film Festival
    Strasbourg, VA
    United States
    November 2, 2021
    Official Selection
  • International Green Culture Festival "Green Fest"
    Belgrade
    Serbia
    November 8, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Panorama Internacional Coisa de Cinema
    Salvador
    Brazil
    November 24, 2021
    Jury Mention
  • Kautik International Film Festival
    Jim Corbett National Park, Marchula, Uttarakhand
    India
    December 3, 2021
    Asian Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Colorado Environmental Film Festival
    Golden, CO
    United States
    February 24, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Chicago Indie International Film Festival
    Chicago
    United States
    November 26, 2021
    Best Latin American Heritage Film
  • British Columbia Environmental Film Festival
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada
    December 10, 2021
    Canadian Premiere
    Official Selection
  • FICA
    Cidade de Goiás, GO
    Brazil
    December 14, 2021
    Jesco von Putkammer Award
  • Baltic Circle Festival
    Helsinki
    Finland
    November 19, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Ecozine Film Festival
    Zaragoza
    Spain
    May 5, 2022
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Fábio Nascimento, Ingrid Fadnes

Fábio Nascimento is a documentary photographer and filmmaker who has worked for National Geographic, Greenpeace, Doctors without Borders, The New York Times, producing stories about people, nature and science. Brazilian, where he studied journalism, and subsequently film theory at the Sorbonne Nouvelle, and a Master degree in documentary film at Paris VIII, France. In addition to directing documentaries, he is also a photographer and editor, has also a background in music and, as a result, composes the soundtracks for many of his films. In recent years, he has divided his time between projects ranging from tropical forests to the poles, working on all continents and embarking on ships across the globe.

Ingrid Fadnes (Oslo, 1983) is journalist and researcher. For more than a decade she worked in between Central America and Brazil with social and political issues related to indigenous and rural movements. She is a radiodocumentarist and MATA is her first film.

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