MATO SECO EM CHAMAS

Dir. Adirley Quierós & Joana Pimenta Producers: 5 da Norte (Bra), Punta Colorada de Cinema (Bra) & Terratreme (Por) Funding In 2013 the police of the Brazilian District initiated a large operation against drug traffic in the peripheral city of Ceilândia, all men where arrested. A year later, the women took over the streets. Their disputes for economic, symbolic and territorial power slowly turn into a war. They claim a space for the peripheral female body, and its own codes of action.