In 2009, 22-year-old Lindemberg Alves broke into the apartment of his former girlfriend, 15-year-old Eloá Pimentel, holding her hostage for five days. The crime was widely transmitted by television channes. Who killed Eloá? is a critical analysis of the spectacularization of violence and of the television media approach in cases of violence against women. It reveals one of the reasons why Brazil is seventh in a ranking of countries where the most women are killed.
Livia Perez is a documentary filmmaker and researcher. She directed the feature lenght “Lampiao, shinning up Brazilian press” premiered at It’s All True 2016 - International Documentary Film Festival; the short “Who Killed Eloá?” awarded as Best Short Film at Atlanticdoc - Festival Internacional de Cine Documental de Uruguay, Best Short Documentary atGENII Awards from Alliance for Women in Media (Southern California), Best Film at IX Encuentro Hispanoamericano de Cine y Video Documental Independiente: Contra el Silencio Todas las Voces and selected for HOTDOCS - Canadian International Documentary Festival, Cinélatino 28es Rencontres de Toulouse, IDFA - Docs for sale, 10th Film and Human Rights in the World Exhibition; tand the documentary "If I am a few months" selected for many festivals and awarded in the Concurso Caja de Cortos (TAL-TV). In 2015 she had his first feature project selected between 1100 projects to the Iberoamerican Development Course for Film Projects (IBERMEDIA / Fundación Carolina).