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In the Shadow of the Hill

Directed by Dan Jackson
Australia, Brazil, 2016
Documentary

Synopsis

The residents of Rio de Janeiro’s largest slum seek justice for a local man they believe has been murdered by the police. In the face of brutal oppression, together they start a protest movement that will change the course of Brazilian history.

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In the Shadow of the Hill Directed by Dan Jackson

Awards & Festivals

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2017 | Nominee: Best Feature Documentary

Sydney Film Festival

2016 | Winner: Best Short Film Director (Documentary Foundation Australia Award)

AACTA International Awards

2017 | Winner: Best Editing in a Documentary

2017 | Nominee: Best Feature Length Documentary