“We are not poor, but rich in culture” this is the opening sentence of “Firmeza”, Capeverdean documentary of 2018. The most secret aspects of Rap music from the island of Sao Vicente, in Africa, told by the voice of exponents of two generations of artists.
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ABOUT THE FILMMAKER
Paola Zerman is a italian-caboverdian film director, writer and filmmaker. Born and raised in Italy, she graduated from the Academy of Arts in Bologna. She moved to Africa, in the Cabo Verde archipelago where she lived for almost 20 years, where she produced video clips, shorts film and films, specializing in the production of music video clips she works with the most famous lusophone artists.. Her films won or was selected in many International Film Festivals.
In 2016 she founded the music channel, CHANNEL VIBE and the music publisher CHANNEL VIBE ARTIST for which she is currently the director.