JONAS AND THE BACKYARD CIRCUS

Paula Gomes / 81’ / 2015 / Brasil

Direction: Paula Gomes
Production: Marcos Bautista, Ernesto Molinero, Milena Pinheiro
Cinematography: Haroldo Borges
Sound: Pedro Garcia do Couto

Jonas is 13 years old. His life dream is to keep the circus he created in his backyard alive. While he fights for this, he will experience the great adventure of growing up. 

Paula was born in September 1979 in Salvador, Bahia. She studied Documentary Studies in Argentina and today she is part of Plano 3 Filmes, where she has directed short films, features films and TV series. Jonas and the Backyard Circus, her first feature documentary, premiered at IDFA and was awarded the TFI Latin America Media Arts Fund 2014, granted by the Tribeca Film Institute (USA).

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