is a film about a pregnant woman, her lost boyfriend, her crazy carioca friend and a jamaican who misses home but loves bahia too much.
Se Safando was shot in Salvador, Bahia. The story portrays the challenges that people go through at different stages of falling in love, fatherhood and family. The story follows Luana a young pregnant baiana who searches for her boyfriend Roberval who isn't ready to confront fatherhood or Luana and losses himself doing a graffiti mural and hanging out with a girlfriend from Spain. He confides in Rafael, a jamaican who plays capoeira and chases women. Rafael misses Jamaica. When he is injured playing capoeira he starts to settle down with his girlfreind Solange who takes care of him. Luana confides in her friend Priya a carioca visiting bahia on vacation. Priya is in bahia for fun but attracts the attention of a stalker who becomes obsessed with her. Through Luana's search for Roberval she begins to question why her own father was absent in her life.
Your donation to this kickstarter project will go towards the following.
An HD print of the film.
Mastering the Audio
A color correction of the film
A sound mixdown
Sending the film to festivals
Other post production needs.
To find out more about me Taganyahu Swao the writer, director and producer go to
Joshua Bee Alafia also wrote, directed and shot parts of the film
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