Title: Brazilian Shorts
Location: City College of San Francisco
Description: Various Brazilian short Films
Start Time: 19:30
An exciting collection of short films from Brazil, curated by the Festival Signes de Nuit, Paris.
dir. Marco Dutra, Juliana Rojas, 2007, Brazil, 15 min
Clarisse notices something strange on her right arm and after a few days realizes she is sprouting leaves. Winner of the 2007 Kodak Award at Cannes, this surreal short film takes you to nature’s dark side.
dir. Esmir Filho, 2007, Brazil, 14 min
Pressured by her friends, a twelve-year-old girl confronts her fears and experiences her first kiss. Winner Best Short Film at the Sitges International Film Festival.
A DISTANCIA ENTRE AS MARGENS
dir. Fabio Terre, 2006, Brazil, 16 min
A man. A woman. A bus. A river. This film tells the story of two strangers and their random encounter in nature.
COCAIS, THE REINVENTED TOWN
dir. Ines Cardoso, 2008, Brazil, 16 min
A poetic documentary film made with the patients and employees of an asylum town in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. This is the story of a town that reinvented itself through a movie, or the story of a movie invented by a town.
dir. Alfonso Núñez, 2006, Brazil, 15 min
Beautiful documentary about a group of men and women who watch over, care for, and pray for people on their death bed.