Travessias 2024 – Heartless (screens w/ Mãtãnãg, the Enchanted One) [In-Person Only]

This event took place on May 25, 2024

$14 General Admission
$10 Children/Seniors
$7 NWFF Member
$0 FREE for Students!

The festival recommends this film for viewers aged 14+.

Nara Normande & Tião
Brazil, France & Italy
1h 30m


Heartless (Sem Coração)
(Nara Normande & Tião, Brazil, France & Italy, 2023, 90 min, in Portuguese with English subtitles)

Summer 1996, northeast coast of Brazil. Tamara is enjoying her last weeks at the fishing village she lives in before departing to Brasília for her studies. One day, she hears about a teenager nicknamed Heartless after a scar she has on her chest. Over the course of the summer, Tamara feels a growing attraction for this mysterious girl.

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Screens with the short film "Mãtãnãg, the Enchanted One"

Mãtãnãg, the Enchanted One (Mãtãnãg, a Encantada)
(Shawara Maxakali & Charles Bicalho, Brazil, 2019, 14 min, in Maxakali with English subtitles)

Maxakali mythology tells us that the Indigenous woman Mãtãnãg followed the spirit of her husband, who died from a snake bite, to the village of the dead. Despite overcoming the obstacles between the worlds of the living and the dead together, Mãtãnãg’s soul must return to the earthly world. But this won’t be the last time the living and the dead meet again.

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