‘Jah Intervention’ (2019) starrring actor Welket Bungué will be the closing film, presented in the Screen.dance programme, at Scotland’s Festival of Dance on Screen opening this weekend. ‘Jah Intervention’ from 8.00pm-9.00pm on SATURDAY 20th June. | Screening Link Section – www.screen.dance/festival-2020/international-3/
“Dance becomes digital as Screen.dance, Scotland’s Festival of Dance on Screen, opens online this weekend. Screen.Dance is a programme of events and awards in Scotland dedicated to celebrating the art of dance on screen. Immerse yourself in dance films, discussion and presentations from Scotland and beyond.”
Considering the research of the Brazilian Forum of Public Security (2017), Black people in Brazil are still more than half of the population of the country. Between 2005 and 2015 the number of black people murdered increased by 18% and this also made us the majority of homicide victims, accounting for 71% of all registered bodies. ‘Jah Intervention’ is a symbolic walk to exhaustion. The intervention proposes the preliminary warm-up that precedes a fight of titans in a boxing ring. The intervention consists of the movement of the performer sensing the sudden fall when affected by perforations by bullets of semi-automatic weapons.
WATCH THE TRAILER HERE.
‘Jah Intervention’ has screened in more than a dozen international film festivals, including @stockholmdansfilmfestival (Sweden) and @curtacinema Intl, Film Fest. of Rio de Janeiro and soon to be announced at @youngsouthfilm (Instagram profile)
‘Jah Intervention’ is portraying an Intervention that was made in April 2019 in Morro dos Prazeres (RJ). A Welket Bungué creation.
Directed by Daniel Santos, Stills by Kristin Bethge, Music by Walter Reis, 2nd Camera by Jéssica Senra, Graphics by Lucas Carvalho, Audio Art by Frado Monteiro and Produced by KUSSA. It’s a co-production from Brazil, Guinea-Bissau, and Portugal.
Welket Bungué is originally from the Balanta tribe, was born in Xitole (Guinea-Bissau) on February 7th, 1988. He is a Portuguese-Guinean actor and film director. He holds a degree in theater from the Actors branch (ESTC / Lisbon) and a postgraduate degree in Performance (UniRio / Brazil). He is a Permanent Member of the Portuguese Academy of Cinema since 2015, and a member of the Deutsche Filmakademie since 2020. In 2012, he was awarded as “Best Actor” for his performance in ‘Mütter’.
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