Do Rio Filmes lança campanha de crowdfunding
A produtora Do Rio Filmes lança nesta segunda-feira uma campanha de crowdfunding para finalizar seu documentário sobre a tragédia do Rio Doce.
On November, 5th 2015, the iron ore tailing dam in Bento Rodrigues, a district of the historical city of Mariana, suffered a catastrophic failiure, launching more than 60 million cubic meters of iron waste down the valley, destroying the districts of Bento Rodrigues e Paracatu de Baixo and killing 17 people. The waste later flowed into Rio Doce, one of the biggest and most important rivers in the southeast of Brazil. The toxic brown mud reached the ocean 17 days later, and we were there to document it.
Our feature documentary shows how the disaster of the dam in Mariana caused different tragedies down the river, from distruction and death close to the epicenter, to an economical, social and environmental disaster that will take several years to heal. The film will be around 1h30' and is set to hit the screens in october.
‘Rio Doce’ shows the disaster through the perspective of those affected by it. People who lost their houses and belongings; people who lost their income in fishing, tourism and farming; people who lost their loved ones.
The film is 90 minutes long and is currently on the Futura channel, in Brazilian television. In november, a 52 minute version will make its debut in channel GNT.
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