Xavier and Miguel
- Xavier and Miguel
- Brazil, 2022, 12′, col.
- Rights: Festivals, Sales
Xavier and Miguel.
Xavier decides to shoot with his cell phone his weekend with his best friend Miguel to tell the world and his father, Nicolas, that he might be in love with him. Xavier and Miguel is the sequel of the short film Xavier (2015).
To date, Ricky Mastro has written and directed 8 shorts films that were distributed over 200 festivals around the globe. His short film production includes Five Minutes, The Strongest, Happily Ever After, Koka, and The Mousetrap, Xavier, The Storm and Xavier and Miguel. His first feature film, 7 Minutes, has been selected in competition at the Rome Independent Film Festival in 2020, and it was part of Sofia Meetings. He was part of Fucking Different São Paulo which had its premiere at Berlinale (Panorama).
Nowadays, Ricky divides his time between São Paulo and Toulouse. He is developing with his co-writer Léon Diana two fiction film projects: The Invisibles (Syndrome Films) and Giulia. He is very active in the LGBT+ festival circuit, as a film programmer for the International Festival of Sexual and Gender Diversity in Goiás, Brazil and having created the RECIFEST (Festival LGBT+ in Recife, Brazil). Ricky also teaches cinema in two schools in Toulouse: ACT Formation and YNOV.
Xavier and Miguel
Images shot with the cell phone of
Gregório Musatti and Felipe Carvalho Ferreira
Gregório Musatti, Felipe Carvalho Ferreira, Paola Musatti, Carlos Cesare
- Art200 Bucharest Queer Film Festival 2022
- Rome Queer Film Days 2022 – Competition
- Mix Brasil São Paulo 2022 – Out of Competition
- Mostra Que Desejo Rio de Janeiro 2023
- Mostra de Cinema de Tiradentes 2023
- BUFF Malmö 2023 – Panorama