The Ship and the Sea

Institute History

  • 2021 Sundance Documentary Film Grant


A cinematographic essay that portrays two crossed travels, weaved by travel diaries between “two Africas”. Everlane leaves for Mozambique looking for the roots of a cultural matrix that is the cradle of Afro-descendants in Brazil. Lara searches in Everlane’s country’s Afro-descendant culture for traces of her erased identity. Later, both meet in Lisbon, the former colonial metropolis, where they cross experiences to shed light on the issue of black identity inside and outside of Africa.

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