Rejeito (2023) / Brazil, USA

a co-production with Enquadramento Produções

directed by Pedro de Filippis
produced by Leonardo Mecchi, Bronte Stahl, Tarsila Nakamura


After the largest mining dam breaks in history, further dam collapses threaten millions in Brazil. A state counselor confronts the government's modus operandi, while dam refugees resist the mining companies' abuses in their threatened communities.

education and institutonal screenings and sales: Good Docs


Cinéma du Réel (France) 
Hot Docs (Canada)
IDFA - International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Camden International Film Festival (USA)
Santarém International Film Festival (Portugal) - Best Film
FICMEC - Festival de Cine Medioambiental de Canarias (Spain) - Best Film
CineEco (Portugal) - Youth Award
Indie Memphis Film Festival (USA) - Special Jury Mention
One World Romania (Romania) - High School Jury Award
Budapest International Documentary Festival (Hungary)
HUMAN International Documentary Film Festival (Norway)
Panorámica - Stockholm Latin American Film Festival (Sweden)
Cinéma sous les étoiles (Canada)
Festival Brésil en Mouvements (France)
Terra di Tutti Film Festival (Italy)
Science New Wave Festival (USA)
Destinazione Sud Festival (Italy)
Human Rights Film Festival Zurich (Switzerland)
Muestra de Cine Documental Latinoamérica en Nosotrxs (Puerto Rico)
Seoul International Eco Film Festival (South Korea)
FICA - International Festival of Environmental Film (Brazil) - Best Director
Rio Film Festival (Brazil)
CineBH International Film Festival (Brazil) (Brazil)
Sarancine Film Festival (Brazil)

pitched at:
Points North Pitch at the Camden International Film Festival - Special Jury Prize
Gotham Week 2022