BLACK BRAZILIAN SHORTS 1

20.9. Friday

22:00 Filmforum Museum Ludwig

With director Gabriel Martins in attendance

Price: 7 Euro / 5 Euro (reduced)

ALMA NO OLHO (SOUL IN THE EYE)

R: Zózimo Bulbul; Brasilien 1973;

ohne Worte; digital; 11 min.

ALMA NO OLHO tells the story of slavery in Brazil in a one-man performance accompanied by saxophone music by John Coltrane. With his historic masterpiece in 1973, director Zózimo Bulbul paved the way for black filmmaking in Brazil.

NADA (NOTHING)

R: Gabriel Martins; Brasilien 2017;

OF bras. m. engl. UT; digital; 27 min.

NADA – “nothing” – is 18-year-old Bia’s reply when her parents and teachers ask her what she wants to do when she leaves school. A parable against the neoliberal pressure to be successful in modern-day Brazil.

EU, MINHA MAE E WALLACE (ME, MOM AND WALLACE)

R: Eduardo Carvalho, Marcos Carvalho;

Brasilien 2018;

OF bras. m. engl. UT; digital; 22 min.

EU, MINHA MÃE E WALLACE tells the story of a father who, after spending years in prison, goes to see his family in a Rio favela and has just one wish…

NoirBLUE – DÉPLACEMENTS D’UNE DANSE (NoirBLUE – DÉPLACEMENTS OF A DANCE)

R: Ana Pi; Brasilien 2018;

OF bras. m. engl. UT; digital; 27 min.

In the poetic dance film NoirBLUE – DÉPLACEMENTS D’UNE DANSE the director visits several West and East African countries in search for her identity.

O SOM DO SILÊNCIO (THE SOUND OF SILENCE)

R: David Aynan; Brasilien 2017;

OF bras. m. engl. UT; digital; 17 min.

O SOM DO SILÊNCIO documents the lack of communication between people of different generations, using the example of ten-year-old Binho and his father Osvaldo.

PONTES SOBRE ABISMOS (BRIDGES OVER THE ABYSS)

R: Aline Motta; Brasilien 2018;

OF engl., digital; 8 min.

In PONTES SOBRE ABISMOS director Aline Motta wants to find out about her grandmother’s early life which, like so much of Brazil’s slaveholding past, has always remained a family secret.

O DIA DE JERUSA (JERUSA’S DAY)

R: Viviane Ferreira; Brasilien 2014;

OF bras. m. engl. UT; digital; 21 min.

O DIA DE JERUSA is the story of an ageing woman, who lives alone and is lonely, until an unexpected visitor changes everything.