Arábia (2017)

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Arábia | Affonso Uchoa e João Dumans, 2017, 96′

André é um garoto de 18 anos que mora perto de uma antiga Fábrica de Alumínio, em Ouro Preto. Um dia, ele encontra o caderno de um dos operários da fábrica.

Andre is a young boy that lives in an industrial neighborhood in Ouro Preto, near an old aluminium factory. One day he finds a notebook from one of the factory workers.

Cast: Aristides de Sousa, Murilo Caliari, Glaucia Vandeveld, Renata Cabral, Renato Novaes, Adriano Araújo, Renan Rovida, Wederson Neguinho

Written and directed by Affonso Uchoa and João Dumans
Executive Producer: Vitor Graize, Thiago Macêdo Correia
Cinematographer: Leonardo Feliciano
Sound: Gustavo Fioravante
Mixing and Sound Design: Pedro Durães
Production Design: Priscila Amoni, Janaína Macruz
Production: Marcela Jacques, Laura Godoy
Edition: Luiz Pretti, Rodrigo Lima
Assistant Director: Juliana Antunes
Casting: Gustavo Ruas, Silvia Andrade
Camera Assistants: Bernard Machado, Maurício Rezende
Production Assistant: Vinícius Rezende
2o Production Assistant: Camila Bahia
Soundtrack: Francisco César

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/197106624

For more info on the film download the presskit

DISTRIBUTION IN BRAZIL:
Embaúba Filmes (Daniel Queiroz): danielqueiroz74@gmail.com

DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES:
Grasshopper Film: http://grasshopperfilm.com/film/araby/

FESTIVALS:
46º Rotterdam Film Festival (Holland) – Hivos Tiger Competition
57º FICCI – Cartagena Film Festival (Colombia) – International Competition
New Directors / New Films (United States) – Main Program
19º BAFICI (Argentina) – International Competition – Honarable Mention *
35º Festival del Uruguay (Uruguay) – International Competition – Honarable Mention *
14º Indie Lisboa (Portugal) – International Competition – Special Jury Prize *
4º Festival La Casa Cine Fest (Ecuador) – International Competition – Best Film *
25ºArt Film Fest Košice (Slovakia) – Love and Anarchy
3º Valetta Film Festival (Malta) – Without Borders
52º Karlovy Vary Film Festival (Czech Republic) – Informative Session
7º Lima Independiente (Peru) – Iberoamérica Ahora – Best Film *
14º Golden Apricot IFF (Armenia) – International Competition – Silver Apricot Awards*
28º FID Marseille (France) – GNCR competition
New Zealand International Film Festival (New Zealand) – Main Program
T-mobile New Horizons IFF (Poland) – Discoveries
Festival Internacional de Cine de Hidalgo (México) – Best Film *
65º San Sebastián Film Festival (Spain) – Horizontes Latinos
4º Pancevo Film Festival (Serbia) – Svetionici Session
46º Festival du Nouveau Cinéma (Canada) – Official Selection
61 º BFI London Film Festival (UK) – Journey Session
25º Hamburg  Film Festival (Germany) – Vitrina Session
44º Film Fest Gent (Belgium) – Official Selection
57ª Viennale (Austria) – Official Selection
57º Thessaloniki Film Festival (Greece) – Open Horizons
28º Liubliana Film Festival (Slovenia) – Perspectives – Special Mention *
27º Films from the South (Norway) – Best Film *
FIDDOCS – Festival de Santiago (Chile) – Special Mention *
39º Cairo International Filme Festival (Egypt) – Festival of Festivals
50º Brazilia Film Festival (Brazil) – Official Competition – Best Film *
41º São Paulo International Film Festival (Brazil) – Official Selection

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