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Bárbara Soares, Writer 

Sloan Grant(s) Received: 2020, Screenwriting Lab, Athena Film Festival 

Project Type: Feature 

Genre: Drama 

Length: 120 pages 

Field of Science: Computer Science, Machine Learning 

Stage: Development 


A brilliant U.S-educated Brazilian programmer returns home seeking redemption after a failed research project. A machine-learning expert, she hopes to implement autonomous vehicles in Brazil, but is soon faced with impossible ethical challenges when the machines begin to mirror the corruption of a society she no longer understands. In order to fix this problem, she’ll have to get back in touch with herself and the land she left behind.