Introducing The Cover Star of ELLE Brasil's September Issue, Viola Davis
In the conversation held at a studio in Los Angeles, shortly after the photo shoot, Viola spoke about her difficult past, racism, the challenges of raising a teenage daughter and also about her new film, The King Woman , which opens on the 22nd. September in Brazil – with the right to the actress to visit the country to promote the launch.
"We want to take the reins, and this film is a reflection of that. of a desire of mine to see more black women on screen, because I don't see us"
Writer: Adri Ferreira Silva
Adri Ferreira Silva is a Journalist specializing in digital strategies and content. Publisher focused on intersectional guidelines with a focus on gender, representation and inclusion. Adri Ferreira Silva have been an international correspondent in Paris and worked as editor-in-chief of Marie Claire magazine; executive editor of Vogue magazine; editor of Veja São Paulo; editor and reporter at Folha de S.Paulo newspaper; and columnist for CBN radio.
Photographer: Marcos Florentino + Kelvin Yule
Mar+Vin is a duo, formed by Marcos Florentino and Kelvin Yule. With backgrounds in Graphic Design and Journalism, the two were first a couple, and then joined forces to become a photographic powerhouse. In their work beauty is certainly at the forefront, but that's not to say that it's shallow, quite the contrary – most of the couple's work has a strong political under layer.
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