Éthel Oliveira is a documentary filmmaker and editor. She studied Social Sciences at Fluminense Federal University (Rio de Janeiro/BR) where developed research with the Laboratory of Ethnographic Film with Guaraní indigenous people from Rio and Mato Grosso do Sul. For ten years she lived in Olinda, Pernambuco, where she was crossed by the entire universe of popular culture and together with some groups developed projects around popular communication and human rights. Her latest works are the short films Terceira Diaspora (2011), Vinte de Novembro (2011) and Arremate (2017); and the Baobá Festival of African Cinema (2018).
Júlia Mariano is a director, producer and screenwriter, focused on documentaries. Graduated in direction at the School of Cinema and Television of San Antonio de los Baños (EICTV), in Cuba (2005), between 2008 and 2009 she was a guest student at Baden-Württemberg Filmakademie, Stuttgart, Germany, where she directed the documentary Gegen den Strom (40′) . In 2012, she wrote and produced the feature film A Batalha do Passinho (Best Documentary at Novos Rumos Section at Festival do Rio, 2013). She directed the short films Ameaçados/Threatened (2014, Public Award at the Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival) and Do Corpo da Terra (2016). In 2017 she directed the documentary tv series Desde Junho/Since June.