NISE – CORACAO DA IOUCURA
Brazil 2015, 109′
NISE – THE HEART OF MADNESS
Upon getting out of prison, doctor Nise da Silveira goes back to work at a psychiatric hospital in the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro and refuses to use electroshock therapy and lobotomy to treat schizophrenic patients. Outcast by the doctors, she is left to take over the abandoned Occupational Therapy Department, where she begins a revolution guided by love, art and madness.
Directs documentaries, advertisements and music videos for popular bands in Brazil. In 1978 he began working in film and video, and later became the director of Anteve, a production company documenting musical events within the Rio performance space, Circo Voador. Berliner is a founding partner of the non-profit organization TV Zero.
Karaman Cinema, Thursday 15/9, 18:45