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BELLATRIX

The Awakening of Feminism

Bellatrix is the name of a star in the constellation of Orion. It is also known as the “Amazon Star,” or the “Female Warrior.” While watching conflicting discussions about feminism, and the belief that women should have political, social, and economic equality with men, Laura decides to talk with scholars, experts and activists in order to explore gender issues, the politics of sexuality and the impact that they have on women's lives.

THE FILMMAKER

Lucas Costanzi is a Brazilian journalist specializing in documentaries, certified by the ESEC-École Supérieure d'Études Cinématographiques, Paris. Director of a series called Conexão 360 of reports around the world for Brazilian Television. He owns the production company Sabujo Filmes. Director of the documentary Tormenta (2015) and Bellatrix (2019) and director of institutional documentaries for many clients.

FESTIVALS

Festival Internacional de Cine Político
Echo BRICS Film Festival
Am Latino Film Festival
Nova Friburgo Int’l SocioEnvironmental Film Festival
Amazonia Festival Pan Amazonico De Cinema
Mosirasesc De Cinema

BELLATRIX: THE AWAKENING OF FEMINISM

Catalog # EPF16027 ● ISBN: 978-1-933724-67-6 ● UPC: 6-82086-16027-6 ● NTSC

52 Minutes ● Copyright 2019 ● Portuguese, English Subtitles