O Mar Também É Seu (The Sea Is Also Yours)

One night a woman dreams that she is transformed into an animal. Through a nightmare the machinery comes to life in the form of a creature. Between sleep and wakefulness she remembers the abortion she experienced and the ghosts that accompany her. The women of the island reveal the mysteries that help her heal wounds caused by the violence that condemns women in her country.

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O Mar Também É Seu (The Sea Is Also Yours) (2022)

Short (21mins) Art / Experimental Drama




Portugese, Spanish


No Rating


Samuel Didonato | Michelle Coelho


Michelle Coelho


Michelle Coelho


Sat 23 Sep 2023, 8.00pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 09

T+T Premiere, Caribbean Premiere

Michelle Coelho

Michelle Coelho

Michelle Coelho, 32, Brazilian, is a journalist by training and documentary filmmaker graduated from the International Film and Television School of San Antonio de Los Baños, Cuba, with a Master’s degree in author documentary creation from the same school. She started her audiovisual career with video reportages in Brazil, especially on issues related to agrarian and urban conflicts for media vehicles such as Brasil de Fato, The Intercept, Opera Mundi, among others. Her short film “Box of Soul” (2020) was selected for the special exhibition IDFA x EICTV and Pelicula Latina in Brussels. In 2021 she made a short film in Cuba “A Marcha de Balogun” selected by the São Paulo International Short Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival, and the Benditas Tú Festival in Argentina. Her film “The Sea is Also Yours” was selected by the International Kurtzfilmtagewin Festival in Switzerland, also for the International Rotterdam Festival and Miradas Doc Tenerife.

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