VALLEY OF SOULS
Edileuza Penha de Souza & Santiago Dellape
A black family tries to defend their land against invaders but gets caught between a mischievous witch and a tortured spirit eager for revenge.
Edileuza Penha de Souza is professor, filmmaker, researcher and former alumni from EICTV Escuela Internacional de Cine y TV in San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba. She wrote and directed five documentary shorts since 2010, including Filhas de Lavadeiras (2020), awarded as the best short at the 25th It’s All True Festival, main documentary festival in Brazil and Academy Awards’ qualifier. Curator and juror of several film festivals.
Santiago Dellape has directed a feature, a TV movie and 6 shorts that won over 40 awards. He has an MFA degree in Theater and a BA degree in Filmmaking and Journalism from University of Brasília. His first feature, "Punch the Clock", was awarded at the Fantasporto. His TV movie "Santa's Half Day Off" was broadcast for a 10 million people audience on TV Globo.