Records, photos, travel diaries. What do documents document and what regimes of truth do they operate? These are some of the questions in the superposition of a voice, a language, and records of any given family, but not of any History. ‘Thinya’, the film-essay by Lia Leticia, deals directly with the fragility of the authority that the so-called historical records exert on the construction of official memories.
Lia Letícia Lia Letícia is a native of Viamão/RS. She began her career working with set design for theater and samba schools. At the end of the 1990's, she moved to Olinda/PE and explored painting in various media, including audiovisual, when she began her first forays in video art and experimental film. In addition to writing and directing her own films, she works as an art director. Her work moves between film festivals and art exhibitions. She coordinates Cinecão, a hybrid arts exhibit.