The Other Side of the Atlantic (Do Outro Lado do Atlântico)


Director: 
Márcio Câmara and Daniele Ellery
Countries: Brazil
Year: 2016
Running Time: 90 min.
Language: Creole and Portuguese with English subtitles

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The Other Side of the Atlantic builds a bridge in the ocean that separates Brazil and Africa. The film tackles cultural exchanges, beliefs, prejudice and dreams built on both sides of the Atlantic through the life stories of students of African descent living in Brazil.

About the Director

Daniele Ellery

Biography: Born in 1972, anthropologist and actress Danielle Ellery directed The Other Side of the Atlantic and Identities in Transit, with Márcio Câmara. She has acted in the short films Quitéria (2016), Joaquim Bralhador (2014) and Torpedo (2009) by Câmara. She is the scriptwriter and co-director of and actress in Longing for Andreia; actress in We are Going to Beirute, by Marcus Moura, and The Esophagus of Mesopotamia, by Isaque Chueque.

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
The Other Side of the Atlantic (Do Outro Lado do Atlântico) (2016).

Filmography:
Identities in Transit (2013);
The Other Side of the Atlantic (2016).