A BRUDDAH’S MIND

CABEÇA DE NÊGO

By Deo CARDOSO

HABANERO - as SALES All rights, World

Social issues - Completed 2020

As a member of his school’s Student Council, Saulo is on a mission to promote changes in his school and neighborhood. But during a classroom quarrel, Saulo reacts to a racial insult from a classmate and is expelled. Outraged, he refuses to leave the school until justice is done.

Festivals
& Awards

CineCeará FF 2020
Best Feature. Olhar do Ceará Section
Cine+SF San Francisco Latino FF 2020
Official Selection
FESAALP 2020
Latin American Competition
Ventana Sur 2021
Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival 2021
Official Selection
Santa Barbara IFF 2021
Official Competition
Cine Latino Minneapolis Saint Paul FF 2021
Official Selection
Tenemos que ver-Festival Internacional de Cine y DDHH 2021
Official Selection
    • Year of production
    • 2020
    • Genres
    • Social issues, Drama, First film
    • Countries
    • BRAZIL
    • Languages
    • BRAZILIAN-PORTUGUESE
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 86 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Deo CARDOSO
    • Writer(s)
    • Deo CARDOSO
    • Producer(s)
    • Patricia BAIA (Corte Seco Filmes LTDA)
    • Synopsis
    • As a member of his school’s Student Council, Saulo – an introvert geek and fan of the Black Panther Movement – is on a mission to promote changes in his school and neighborhood. But during a classroom quarrel, Saulo reacts to a racial insult from a classmate and is expelled. Outraged, he refuses to leave the school until justice is done. His solitary occupation ends up challenging the school’s board & mobilizes the entire community. The students did not anticipate, however, the director’s extreme reaction.



      PLOT KEYWORDS
      coming of age | social justice | racism | class & ethnicity| high school | corruption | police abuse | education | urban peripheries | occupy movement | black music | Brazil | first film