My Name Is Baghdad
Caru Alves de Souza
Fiction / Brazil / 2020 / 1 hr 39 min
Winner of a Grand Prize at the 2020 Berlinale, this film describes how those around us help us define ourselves and grow. Follow along with the colourful characters that make up this gripping tale.
Baghdad is a 17-year-old skater living in Freguesia do Ó, a working-class neighbourhood in the city of São Paulo. She spends a lot of time with her family and her mother’s friends. Together, the women around her form a network of extraordinary people. When Baghdad meets a group of girl skateboarders, her life suddenly changes.