Spotlight on: Brazil

In the last few years Brazil has produced some of the most varied and creative LGBTQ+ art in the world, but it is often still a difficult place to be queer. This showcase highlights some of the stories the country has to tell.

Venue: Bricks 

Screening Time: 13:10

Duration: 70 Minutes

Date: Sunday  11  September

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FISH

Director: Yasmin Guimarães

Marina is a young woman that works in Belo Horizonte doing deliveries on her bike. Sweet and personal, Fish celebrates queer femininity and sisterhood.

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RENOVATION

Director:  Fábio Leal

As he moves from one casual encounter to the next, Francisco struggles with how he looks. While helping a friend to renovate their house, he decides to do the same to his image.

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HAIKU FROM A DEAD POET

Director: Akira Kamiki

Haiku From a Dead Poet presents a poetry film made entirely with mobile phone footage, exploring the regret and longing of a Brazilian immigrant in London.

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BLACKN3SS (NEGRUM3)

Director:  Diego Paulino

Between melanin and far away planets, BLACKN3SS proposes a dive into the journey of the black youth of São Paulo city. Poetic, explosive and urgent, this is not to be missed.

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THE LAST ROMANTICS

Director: João Cândido Zacharias

Two young men share different points of view of the same sexual encounter in a public space.