BRASIL: A SLOW FILM FESTIVAL – Short Films Night –

UM CERTO BRASIL (Short Films Night)

BRASIL: A SLOW FILM FESTIVAL 

6 months / 6 screenings 

When: Saturday 9 March 2024 – Doors open at 19:30pm Screen starts at 20:00

Where: St Peter’s Church (Lutton Pl, Newington, Edinburgh, EH8 9PE)

Official Selection 

VISÃO DO PARAÍSO

Vision of Paradise 

Leonardo Pirondi

16mm>35mm / Brasil, UK, USA / 2022 / 16’

 

The great voyages to the “New World” were seen as expanding the frontiers of the visible and displacing those of the invisible.This short film follows a voyage of the Brazilian Military in search of an imaginary island with the same name as their country. In the myth from 1483 Brazil, or Hy-Brazil, is known to exist to the west of Ireland and above the Fortunate Islands.

Awards & Festivals: Best Experimental Film Award at Brooklyn Film Festival 2023; Honorable Mention Award at Onion City Experimental Film Festival 2023; Bogotá Experimental Film Festival 2023; BFI London Film Festival 2022; International Film Festival Rotterdam 2023.

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BIG BANG
Carlos Segundo
Brasil / 2022 / 14’

Uberlândia, Brazil. Chico earns his living fixing ovens, in which he easily fits into thanks to his small size. Disregarded and marginalized by a society that hates him, Chico begins to resist.

Awards & Festivals: Best Auteur Short Film – Locarno Film Festival 2022; Curtacinema – Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival 2022; Vancouver International Film Festival 2023; Festival du Nouveau Cinéma 2022; Melbourne International Film Festival 2023; Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2023.

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THROUGH THE DEEP WEST
Ainda restarão robôs nas ruas do interior profundo
Guilherme Xavier Ribeiro
Brasil / 2022 / 15’

On the outskirts of the deep Brazilian inlands, Luquinha tries to rescue his horse while living within the marginality and deafening noise of a conservative town.

Awards & Festivals: Audience Favorites – Best Short Film, San Paulo International Short Film Festival 2022; Best Latin American Short Miradas Medellín 2022; Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival 2022; Roma Film Corto; Spicy Indie International Film Festival.

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URBAN SOLUTIONS
Arne Hector, Vinícius Lopes, Luciana Mazeto, Minze Tummescheit
16mm / Brasil, Germany / 30’ / 2022

A European artist writes about his experience in portraying life in Brazil during the colonial period. Aporteiro – concierge and security guard in one – watches the surveillance cameras in a residential building, while reflecting on his profession and the relationship with his employers.

Awards & Festivals: Winner Best Winner Short Film Award – Cinéma du Réel 2022;  Documentary Award & Amnesty International Jury – IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival – 2022; International Film Festival Rotterdam 2022; Viennale 2022.

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FISHING WITH TIMBÓ
Yuri u xëatima thë – A pesca com Timbó
Aida Harika Yanomami, Edmar Tokorino Yanomami, Roseane Yariana Yanomami
Brasil / 2022 / 10’

Two young Yanomami filmmakers describe the process of indigenous fishing with timbó, a vine traditionally used to stun fishes. The meeting of voices and perspectives suggests the re-enchantment of images as a way of storytelling.

Frame: Yuri u xëatima thë / Fishing with Timbó

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Festivals: Festival Internacional de Curtas Metragens de São Paulo 2023; Skábmagovat Film Festival 2022; 17° Festival Taguá de Cinema.

Summary
Event
BRASIL: Short-Films Night
Location
St Peter's Lutton Place, 14 Lutton Place,Edinburgh,City of Edinburgh-EH8 9PE
Starting on
09/03/2024
Ending on
09/03/2024
Description
A vibrant night with an incredible selection of the best of contemporary Brazilian short films. This event is the second screening of BRAZIL: A Slow Film Festival)
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