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Power Alley (Levante)

Director: Lillah Halla

Writers: María Elena Morán, 

Lillah Halla

Cast: Ayomi Domenica Dias,

Loro Bardot, Grace Passô,

Gláucia Vandeveld, Rômulo Braga

Duration: 1h 32min

Language: Brazilian Portuguese / Spanish

Country: Brazil / France / Uruguay

Cert: TBC

Year: 2023

Hard times require furious playing...

On the eve of a future-defining championship, promising volleyball player Sofia (17) is faced with an unwanted pregnancy. Seeking an illegal termination, she becomes the target of a fundamentalist group determined to stop her at any cost – but neither Sofia nor those who love her are willing to surrender to the blind fervour of the swarm.

Coming Soon

18 February 2024 - Storyhouse Queer Festival, Storyhouse Cinema, Chester

19 March 2024 - London Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Rich Mix Cinema, London

+ Q&A with filmmaker Lillah Halla (via zoom)

POWER ALLEY (LEVANTE) Teaser Trailer
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WINNER:
FIPRESCI Prize (Critics' Week)
Cannes Film Festival 2023
 
NOMINATED:
Critics' Week Grand Prize
Queer Palm
Camera d'Or
Cannes Film Festival 2023
OFFICIAL SELECTION:
BFI London Film Festival 2023
“A punchy, confrontational energy infuses this celebration of queer sisterhood… this spirited feature debut from Lillah Halla is a vivid, dynamic piece of filmmaking driven by the sparky connections between the teammates and a terrific, pulsing electronic score"
Wendy Ide, Screen International
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