Two people with Brazilian flags stand atop machinery at a construction site.


Threats and violence are common tactics of right-wing extremists within Brazil’s divided society. Their unprecedented attack on symbols of democracy was intended to trigger a coup and disrupt the peaceful transfer of power.

When right-wing incumbent Jair Bolsonaro was defeated by his liberal left-wing opponent Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in January 2023, thousands of disaffected voters attacked Brazil’s most important state buildings. The creators of the documentary began mapping the environment of far-right movements 2 years before these riots broke out. A disparate group of people operating in all walks of life often base their dogmas on false messages that have been normalized by the government of the day. A comprehensive probe into the practices of these extremists presents a portrait of political radicalisation and current forms of internet propaganda that can mobilise the masses.

Atlas – Large Hall, Ke Štvanici 371/4, Praha 8


Kino Pilotů – Cinema Hall A, Donská 168/189, Praha 10

Caio Cavechini, Director
Ondřej Hrách, Moderator

Světozor Cinema – Small Hall, Vodičkova 41, Praha 1

Original LanguageEnglish, Portuguese
Subtitles Czech, English
PremiéraInternational premiere
Film typeFull-length documentary
Year of Production2023
Country of OriginBrazil
Length123 min.
Tags Politics, Media, Latin America
Director Caio Cavechini

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