Piano Forte

DIR: Anabela Roque . 10 min . RJ/Brazil . 2017

Maurício Maia is self-taught musician, from Coelho da Rocha, in the Baixada Fluminense, suburb of Río de Janeiro. Each time he wants to play the piano, he embarks on a journey from the periphery to the city center, mapping pianos to play.

Some Fleeting Romance

DIR: Caio Casagrande . 20 min . RJ/Brazil . 2017

Bruno wanders around the city seeking for affection he had never experienced.

A Taste of the Sun

DIR: Bernardo Batista . 9 min . RJ/Brazil . 2017

A travel journal musing on one subject: touch.

Lost Continent

DIR: Gustavo Duarte , Panthera Leo . 12 min . RJ/Brazil . 2017

All humanity descends from Mu, from the Garden of Eden, where the human race appeared 200 thousand years ago.

Just for Today

DIR: Sabrina Garcia . 19 min . RJ/Brazil . 2017

“Olivia is a lonely woman. One day, a letter she receives by mistake takes her to an AA meeting.”

Jaiz

DIR: Sofócles Bourowskzxzkziick e Cleyton Xavier . 18 min . RJ/Brazil . 2017

An honorable mention of the model of audiovisual and artistic production in force in the years prior to the 3rd millennium.

Goods

DIR: Carla Villa-Lobos . 15 min . RJ/Brazil . 2017

Upon the arrival of a newcomer, six women share their experiences, desires and fears as sex workers. 

Tião

DIR: Clementino Junior . 14 min . RJ/Brazil . 2016

Don't fool yourself... don't doubt... It's me: San Sebastian

Em Busca da Terra Sem Males

DIR: Anna Azevedo . 15 min . RJ/Brazil . 2017

On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, the landless indigenous group rebuilt their small village, their aldeia. There, children grow up among old traditions, like the Guarani language, and expressions of contemporary urban culture, such as rap music. 

Um musical

DIR: Tarcísio Lara Puiati . 4 min . RJ/Brazil . 2017

We are not a viral. 

Somaré

DIR: Lana Lo Bianco . 23 min . RJ/Brazil . 2016

Somaré "talks about the relationship of 5 young people with their common spaces in the Favela da Maré. Places that they have resignified from a sound reflection. "There's something in that space that reverberates something in my body."

Tia Ciata

DIR: Mariana Campos , Raquel Beatriz . 25 min . RJ/Brazil . 2017

TIA CIATA is a documentary about black female protagonism from the perspective of the popular character Tia Ciata, a woman of great importance for Brazilian culture.

Before Today

DIR: Thiago Kistenmacker . 14 min . RJ/Brazil . 2017

A date between two women is interrupted by one of them. She runs from intimacy and speaks to her own past through her transgender experiences, reflecting the child that got lost on the way.

Vazio do lado de fora

DIR: Eduardo BP . 22 min . RJ/Brazil . 2017

After the demolition of the houses and streets, only bodies or shattered lives remained. The film was recorded in Vila Autódromo, a community that resisted the devastation of Rio in 2016.

The Loudest Silence

DIR: Marccela Moreno . 15 min . RJ/Brazil . 2016

1 in 4 women will be raped in their lifetime. Most likely by a close man. These stories even though so usual, remain secrete, driven into silence by shame, guilt and naturalization of violence. The Loudest Silence is a film-essay composed by four stories of women who have been raped by their partners, men they knew. In an allegorical scenery they share their most intimate and painful memories and reflect upon what it is to be a woman in this world. Is this world made for us?

Furtive Friends

DIR: Carla Miguelote . 20 min . RJ/Brazil . 2017

I like. I hate. I would like to. I was a victim of. I'm proud of. I'm afraid of. Anonymously, nine women complete these sentences using pieces of paper, which are mixed in a little box. Then they sit around a circle table, sharing the content.

Sara's Puzzle

DIR: Allan Ribeiro . 10 min . RJ/Brazil . 2017

On another day of work, Sara joins the parts of her prejudices.

Beeeeeeeans

DIR: Vini Fernandes . 7 min . RJ/Brazil . 2016

Dandy makes lots and lots of black beans.