Shala
Shala

 João Inácio  2017 11 min Brazil Fiction 


Shala is the story about Pedro, a young boy living in an orphanage in Amazon who has a hard time being adopted because of several prejudices, which includes the cruel.. [+]

Iberoamerican Short Film Contest


14

Portuguese
Subtitles: French  Spanish  English  French 



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Shala is the story about Pedro, a young boy living in an orphanage in Amazon who has a hard time being adopted because of several prejudices, which includes the cruel indifference of adoptive parents towards children in his age group. The boy creates situations to draw the attention of adoptive parents, while at the same time creating an imaginary friendship with his only toy, a doll named "Shala."


Cast & Crew:


Director João Inácio 
Producer João  Inácio 



14 Prizes & Selections:

Aug 2018 - Ver Cine - Festival de Cinema Brasileiro da Baixada Fluminense

Dec 2017 - INTERNATIONAL QUEER FILM FESTIVAL MERLINKA

Nov 2017 - IBAGUE FILM FESTIVAL

Nov 2017 - IBAGUE FILM FESTIVAL

Oct 2017 - Festival Internacional de Cine Infantil y Juvenil, Calibelula

Jul 2017 - Festival Internacional de Cine LesBiGayTrans

Jun 2017 - Festival Internacional de Cine de Huesca

May 2017 - The Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival

May 2017 - Cine Jardim - Festival de Cinema de Belo Jardim

Apr 2017 - West Chester International Short Film Festival

Apr 2017 - Queer Hippo International LGBT Film Festival

Apr 2017 - Myrtle Beach International Film Festival

Nov 2016 - Festival Mix Brasil

Nov 2016 - Festival de Cine LGTB El Lugar Sin Límites