Over 11 days, the 2019 Atlanta Film Festival will present 31 feature length films plus 98 short films, including an array of music videos, virtual reality and episodic pilots.
A Day for Susana (Um dia para Susana)
NAME OF FILM: A DAY FOR SUSANA (UM DIA PARA SUSANA)
DIRECTOR(S): Giovanna Giovanini, Rodrigo Boecker
STARRING: Susana Schnarndorf
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Diagnosed with Multiple System Atrophy, a fatal brain disease, Susana is a professional Brazilian swimmer and mother of three training for a spot in the Paralympic Games. Faced with the conflicting demands of rigorous training and a complicated family life, Susana must grapple with her solitary condition and choose between her athletic aspirations and familial duties in a race for fulfillment before her time runs out.