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“Mami Wata” Cinematographer Lílis Soares On Creating A New Kind of Gaze
“Mami Wata” Cinematographer Lílis Soares On Creating A New Kind of Gaze

“Mami Wata” Cinematographer Lílis Soares On Creating A New Kind of Gaze

Lílis Soares attends the 2023 Sundance Film Festival Mami Wata premiere on January 23, 2023 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images) By Stephanie Ornelas “Cinematography is like painting life. For me, it’s very important to have texture, to have volume, to have silhouettes. [This movie] is all about beauty. It’s about the When director C.J. Obasi asked Lílis Soares to be the Director of Photography for Mami Wata (2023 Sundance Film Festival), the first thing he told her was that the film would be in black-and-white. When she heard this, she was thrilled. But she also knew it wouldn’t be easy.

Read More Lílis Soares attends the 2023 Sundance Film Festival Mami Wata premiere on January 23, 2023 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images) By Stephanie Ornelas “Cinematography is like painting life. For me, it’s very important to have texture, to have volume, to have silhouettes. [This movie] is all about beauty. It’s about the When director C.J. Obasi asked Lílis Soares to be the Director of Photography for Mami Wata (2023 Sundance Film Festival), the first thing he told her was that the film would be in black-and-white. When she heard this, she was thrilled. But she also knew it wouldn’t be easy.