It Is Not the Brazilian Homosexuals Who Are Perverse but the Situation in Which They Live

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It Is Not the Brazilian Homosexuals Who Are Perverse but the Situation in Which They Live.

Two queer Brazilians go skinny dipping in a lake, where they talk about love, sex, colonialism and migration, on a pandemic summer afternoon in Berlin.

Directors.

Leandro Goddinho is an award-winning Brazilian filmmaker dedicated to LGBTQ+ issues. He got selected for Berlinale Talents 2018 and won more than 100 awards with his formers short films. In 2015, he got selected to the German Chancellor Fellowship for Prospective Leaders sponsored by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. He recently finished his Master in Media and Visual Anthropology at Freie Universität-Berlin holding a DAAD Scholarship. He is now in pre-production of his first feature film.

Paulo Menezes is a Brazilian filmmaker. He studied Film and TV production in London and after graduating he worked on various productions in Brazil and UK before deciding to direct his own stories. Currently he lives in Berlin where he studies directing at DFFB (Deutsche Film and Fernsehakademie Berlin).

Eduardo Mamede. Born and raised in the North part of Brazil, Eduardo has been working in the fields of animation, video installation, fashion films and graphic design since 2015. This is his first fiction short film as a director.

Details.

  • Title
    It Is Not the Brazilian Homosexuals Who Are Perverse but the Situation in Which They Live
  • Rights
    Festivals, Sales
  • Country
    Germany/Brazil
  • Year
    2021
  • Length
    12′, col.

  • Director
    Leandro Goddinho,
    Paulo Menezes,
    Eduardo Mamede
  • Screenplay
    Leandro Goddinho,
    Paulo Menezes,
    Eduardo Mamede
  • Editing
    Paulo Menezes
  • Photography
    Leandro Goddinho

  • Sound
    Leandro Goddinho
  • Cast
    Paulo Menezes, Eduardo Mamede

  • Producer
    Leandro Goddinho,
    Paulo Menezes,
    Eduardo Mamede


  • Hamburg International Short Film Festival 2021 – German Competition
  • Queer Wave Cyprus Nicosia 2021
  • Mix Milano 2021
  • Porn Film Festival Berlin 2021
  • Queer Film Festival Munich 2021
  • Uppsala International Short Film Festival 2021
  • Reel Affirmations Washington 2021
  • Mix Brasil São Paulo 2021 – Brazilian Short Film Competition
  • Pink Screens Brussels 2021
  • Bamberg International Short Film Festival 2021 – Special Events
  • BFI Flare London 2022
  • FilmFest Dresden 2022 – International Competition
  • Antwerp Porn Film Festival 2022
  • Mittweida University 2022
  • Wurzen Culture and Citizen Center 2022
  • Malzhaus Plauen2022
  • Kronenkino Zittau 2022


  • FilmFest Dresden 2022 – LUCA Gender Diversity Award
  • FilmFest Dresden 2022 – Best Short Film German Film Critics Association


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