To Save Beth | Para Salvar Beth
2016 | 19 min | Brazil
A man’s life is modified as he is hired to take a little female dog for treatment sessions at a vet clinic. This unexpected situation will interfere in his own marriage and in the way he perceives the world.
Director: Theodoro Cochrane and Alan Medina
Cast: Emerson Rossini, Clarissa Kiste, Cibele Bissoli, Marília Gabriela, Antônio Fagundes
Producer: Theodoro Cochrane and Alan Medina
Director of Photography: Azul Serra
Soundtrack: Boss in Drama
Saturday, September 17th @ 9:30pm | Los Angeles Film School
Pulse | Pulso
2016 | 15 min | Brazil
In a couple of years Walte has been living lost in his own. Always guided for aggressive and impulsive attitudes in a sequence of ups and downs within a universe where the right choice is relative. Among his possibilities he believes to have an ingenious idea that might change the course of his life.
Director: Dani Suzuki
Cast: Joaquim Lopes, Mari Molina, Pedro Pupak, Chico Melo, Ana Paula Black, Junior Prata
Producer: Felipe Flores and Lupa Mendes
Director of Photography: João Pádua
Soundtrack: Maria Gadu and Aureo Gandur
Saturday, September 17th @ 7:15pm | Los Angeles Film School
Sophie | Sophia
2013 | 15 min | Brazil
Seeking a better understanding of Sophia‘s world, Joana, a devoted mother, encounters beautiful sensory experiences in her way. This is a plain love story surrounded by sound and visual poetry .
Director: Kennel Rógis
Cast: Isabelly Domingos, Joana Marques
Producer: Kennel Rógis, Rebeca Zavaski
Director of Photography: Breno César
Soundtrack: Marcelo Camelo
Saturday, September 17th @ 3:00pm | Los Angeles Film School
Noia – A day at the limit | Noia – Um dia no limite
2015 | 15 min | Brazil
Based on true events, Noia – A day at the limit it shows the desperation of a drug user to get a little more than she believes is his only way to survive in a world increasingly indifferent to the pain of human existence. In this short film is portrayed the life of Renata, drugged character and aimlessly, which reached the bottom of the pit disillusioned about the future.
Director: Elder Fraga
Cast: Patrícia Vilela, Alexandre Barros, Ângela Barros, Fransérgio Araújo
Producer: Maristela Bueno
Director of Photography: Dino Poli
Sunday, September 18th @ 9:30pm | Los Angeles Film School
Reverse | Reverso
2016 | 20 min | Brazil
Shown by two different points of view, Reverse tells the story of Clara and Oliver. Sensitive, obsessive and paranoid, she believes she is being cheated by her husband and tries to expose his infidelity by arming it with another woman. Secure, confident and calm, he tries to show to Clara that nothing is happening. The problem is when the game turns, and shows a point of view that no one has seen before, modifying Clara’s plans and her husband’s balance.
Director: Aleksander Nascimento
Cast: Carla Elgert, Cristiano Garcia, Kênia Souza, Adriano Ramos, Rafael Schallenberger
Producer: Kênia Souza
Director of Photography: Arthur Ribeiro
Soundtrack: Yoko Musik Arsenal
Sunday, September 18th @ 5:40pm | Los Angeles Film School
Jun Matsui | Jun Matsui
2015 | 18 min | Brazil
A short film documenting the legacy of one of Brazil’s most prestigious tattooists and his influence within underground subcultures.
Director: Andre Ferezini
Cast: Jun Matsui
Director of Photography: Rodrigo Toledo, Chris Melo, Ching C. Wang
Sunday, September 18th @ 3:30pm | Los Angeles Film School
Leo & Carol | Léo & Carol
2015 | 15 min | Brazil
Leo and Carol are about to get married. He is a public officer, a stand up comedian and, according to his driver’s license “vertically challenged”. She is a young pedagogue, 5’5” tall.
What does it take in real life to build a fairy tale love?
Director: Alvaro Campos and Dafne Capella
Producer: Silvia Sobral
Director of Photography: Rony Maltaz
Monday, September 19th @ 10:00pm | Los Angeles Film School
From High Above | Lá do Alto
2015 | 8 min | Brazil
How to relieve the silent pain of a child that misses a deceased grandmother? Through childhood’s ludic universe and with singular, priviledged sights of Rio de Janeiro’s landscapes, seen from the top of Vidigal favela, the film will tell the story of a young dreamer trying to convince his father to let him reach the summit of a rock mountain, which he believes to be close to Heaven, so he can communicate with his grand-mother, who he misses deeply.
Director: Luciano Vidigal
Cast: Tawan Lucas, Sandro Mattos, André Luiz Venancio
Producer: Cavi Borges
Director of Photography: Arthur Sherman
Soundtrack: Fernando Aranha