Tracing Utopia
Catarina de Sousa & Nick Tyson
Documentary : 26' / Transphobia, Youth, Gender, Activism, Non-binary, Community

An odyssey into the dreams of a group of queer teens in New York City as they envision a better world. A form of queer community transcending time, through glimpses of a utopia made manifest in the streets, in community spaces, and online.


October 13 | 16h00 | Teatro Rivoli - Pequeno Auditório
Casa Comum Award

/ Details

Year: 2021

Country: Portugal, USA

Language: English

Subtitles: English

With: Asher, Chase, Mars, Jay, Raphael, Julia, Lindsey

/ Direction

Catarina de Sousa & Nick Tyson

Portugal, USA

* Catarina de Sousa (Portugal, 1985) is a filmmaker, journalist and a cinema and visual arts producer. Master in Communication Sciences from Universidade do Minho, with training at the Documentary Workshops at Ateliers Varan, France. She was artist-in-residence at UnionDocs, in New York, and a scholarship of Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian. As a journalist, she worked for Agência de Notícias LUSA and Barcelona Televisió, and collaborated with Mídia Ninja, from Brazil.

** Nick Tyson (USA, 1991) is a filmmaker, writer and investigative storyteller based between Paris and New York City. His filmmaking practice seeks to create imaginative spaces out of traditional documentary elements.


* ** 2021 - Tracing Utopia (Short Documentary)
* 2017 - Verdade ou Consequência (Short Documentary)

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