Specials Screenings

A passagem do cometa
dir: Juliana Rojas
19' . 2017 . SP
Rating 12 years

1986. In the waiting room of a clandestine abortion clinic, the receptionist, a patient and an escort await the passage of Halleys Comet, while the physician is experiencing difficulties with one of the [...]

Screening:
november 22 at 17h

A Very Personal Celebration
dir: Carlos Adriano
8' . 2016 . SP
Rating free

Found footage film poem inspired by the article “Very personal celebration” by Paulo Emílio Salles Gomes (1916-1977). In his last text, published posthumously, the author makes a critical assessment of his relations with brazilian cinema, drawing attention to the [...]

Screening:
november 18 at 19h

Absence of Memory
dir: Rita Piffer
12' . 2017 . RJ
Rating 18 years

A short poetic documentary portrait about an 80-year-old womans recollections of her life and loss during migration between Brazil and [...]

Screening:
november 19 at 17h

Chico
dir: Irmãos Carvalho
23' . 2016 . RJ
Rating 12 years

2029. Thirteen years after a coup in Brazil, electronic anklets are placed in poor, black and slum children, and their lives are tracked by the assumption that they will sooner or later go to the crime. Chico is another one of those children. On his birthday, the law [...]

Screening:
november 16 at 19h30

I Am The River
dir: Anne, Gabraz
78' . 2017 . RJ
Rating 16 years

Mon Tante Tantan Like crooked circus drum Like Lula, the trapeze artist Flaming does not go there And elegantly falls Saved by the ropes Once again flies and does not climb On the descent is supported by the fallen Whether in the clouds or on the ground [...]

Screening:
november 22 at 19h

I Died Last Year
dir: Rodrigo de Oliveira
25' . 2017 . ES
Rating 12 years

To Rodrigo, the director of this film, were given three months to live. Lonely in facing death, the director searches for Eduardo, his first boyfriend. But Eduardo won’t answer. Rodrigo and Brazil may have not survived [...]

Screening:
november 22 at 17h

Innocents
dir: Douglas Soares
18' . 2017 . RJ
Rating 16 years

The innocents, definitely innocents, ignore everything, but the sand is hot, and there is a soft oil that they use to rub their back, and they forget. The voyeuristic path in Alair Gomes homoerotic [...]

Screening:
november 19 at 17h

Jacarepaguá
dir: Maria Ganem
6' . 2017 . RJ
Rating 18 years

French filmmaker Alain Cavalier visits a suburban house in Rio de Janeiro, late 80´s, where he wonders about the advantages for Cinema from the arrival of the portable [...]

Screening:
november 19 at 17h

Landscape
dir: Luiz Rosemberg Filho
16' . 2017 . RJ
Rating 18 years

With the passing of time, we ignore the many deformations that are imposed on us, from our  education to politics, as well as on the affections we experience. Someone from afar said: The artist is always right, even when he is wrong. Is that so? The devaluation of [...]

Screening:
november 21 at 21h30

Latifundium
dir: Érica Sarmet
12' . 2017 . RJ
Rating 18 years

The body is not merely matter but a continual and incessant materializing of [...]

Screening:
november 19 at 17h

Mamata
dir: Marcus Curvelo
29' . 2017 . BA
Rating 12 years

Brazil, 2017. I give [...]

Screening:
november 22 at 17h

Mehr Licht!
dir: Mariana Kaufman
11' . 2017 . RJ
Rating 16 years

The separation between past, present, and future is only an illusion. Although, a persistent [...]

Screening:
november 22 at 19h

My Calendar Girl
dir: Helena Ignez
86' . 2017 . SP
Rating 14 years

This is the story of Inacio, a mid-thirties, middle class citizen like so many others who live in the center of São Paulo City. Inacio is employed in a mechanical workshop, where, in addition to working, he dreams of the Calendar Girl. In the film, the real and [...]

Screening:
november 21 at 21h30

Nighty Night, Charles
dir: Irmãos Carvalho
19' . 2016 . RJ
Rating 12 years

Charles is a puppet of a stop motion movie. When he goes to sleep and turns off the lights, his fear of dark turns everything around him. Marcos and Eduardo are two beginner film directors. Neither Charles nor Marcos and Eduardo can predict the future of this sinister [...]

Screening:
november 16 at 19h30

O golpe em 50 cortes ou a corte em 50 golpes
dir: Lucas Campolina
9' . 2017 . MG
Rating free

Stanch the bloodletting? Bessias? You have to keep this up, ok? In 50 cuts, the telephone clamps of 2016 and 2017 strips the backstage of national [...]

Screening:
november 16 at 17h

Schools in Fight
dir: Eduardo Consonni, Rodrigo T. Marques, Tiago Tambelli
77' . 2017 . SP
Rating free

In the richest state and one of the most conservative in Brazil, the modus operandi of public education suffers a setback when secondary students react to the official decree that determines the closure of 94 schools and the reallocation of students. The student [...]

Screening:
november 16 at 17h

The Beast
dir: Samantha Nell, Michael Wahrmann
24' . 2016 . Brasil, France, South Africa
Rating 12 years

A fun day at a safari park somewhere in South Africa: Jacob the porter dreamt he killed a leopard with his bare hands, Anthea tries to clean an isolated chalet, Cosmas sweeps leaves under the tree with cellular reception while listening to tourist’s conversations [...]

Screening:
november 22 at 17h

The eye of the dog
dir: Samuel Lobo
20' . 2017 . RJ
Rating 12 years

It’s sunday in Rio de Janeiro, Buck Jones goes out for a [...]

Screening:
november 19 at 17h

Vando AKA Vedita
dir: Andréia Pires, Leonardo Mouramateus
20' . 2017 . CE
Rating 16 years

Vando (AKA Vedita) hasnt been seen in a while on the streets of [...]

Screening:
november 21 at 19h