0.2 Milligrams of Gold

Director: Diego Quinderé de Carvalho

Belgium & Portugal & Hungary & Brazil,  2021



8,500 kilometers lie between the Amazon and the Ardennes. In his home country of Brazil, Diego Quinderé de Carvalho only looks at the inaccessible and menacing forest from the outside. Its Belgian counter piece, however, is easy to explore. Here, everything is laid out by people, neatly ordered, and reduced to the essentials. A geologist, a gold miner, and an astronomer provide insights for a philosophical exploration of the origin of existence and the future of our planet.

About Director

He is a Brazilian non-fiction filmmaker and editor. Diego has a magna cum laude diploma at Luca School of Arts in Brussels as part of his Master’s degree at Doc Nomads. His graduation film 0.2 Milligrams of Gold had its world premiere at Camden IFF in September 2021 and then was shown in many festivals such as Dok Leipzig in October 2021 and Palm Springs in July 2022. Diego is the founder, director, and producer at Para Vigo Me Voy, a production company based in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro that works to develop independent cinema in this region.


Camera: Leo Foulet

Sound: Sébastien Lheureux

Producer: Doc Nomads and Para Vigo Me Voy Cinematográfica, Frederik Nicolai, Diego Quinderé de Carvalho