Welcome to the RAI Film Festival Programme 2019!

Explore the 2019 programme below, either by browsing the separate sections, or looking at the timetable view.

Student showcases films made by the new generation of ethnographic filmmakers, often as part of doctoral projects
RAI/Basil Wright features the films competing for the top prizes at this year’s festival
Material Culture focuses on films with something to say about the way we engage with our material world
Intangible Culture explores worlds of music, dance, performance, and ritual
Special Interest explores a range of fascinating topics, including programmes with a special director or thematic focus
Shorts is new for 2019, and celebrates the best in short-form ethnographic filmmaking as a cauldron of innovation


Directed by
Luiza Folegatti

Countries of production
Germany Brazil

Year of production

Black and white, colour or both

15 minutes

27 March
Cinema 1, Watershed 1:30 PM
Special Interest

King On, Brasil! is a short documentary featuring six Brazilian Drag Kings and their use of social media to share their work, knowledge and performances which in turn strengthen their community. The video consists of screen cast footage of uploaded videos, photos and Skype interviews while they are involved in the transformation process of becoming their drag selves.

King On, Brasil! screens as part of Queer Brazil! Programme 1.

Location(s) depicted
Social Media (Instagram, Facebook) and Skype.

Language(s) of film subjects

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