As Miçangas | The Beads

Synopsis

In a house surrounded by nature, two sisters prepare an abortion without noticing that there is a snake inside. 

Os Diretores | The Directors

Emanuel Lavor

is a filmmaker, actor and an analog photographer from Brazil born in 1995. He completed a master's degree in scriptwriting at EICTV, in Cuba (2021-2022), where he developed the project of his first feature film, THE JAGUAR. With the script, he participated in several labs and at the 13th Brasil Cine Mundi, where he won the Official Jury prize, the Audience Design Award (World Cinema Fund - Berlinale, 2023) and the BioBioLab Award (Chile, 2022). THE BEADS (directed in partnership with Rafaela Camelo), is his second short.


Filmography

“A Onça” (The Jaguar), In Development, 100 min., feature fiction film. Screenwriter and director;

“As Miçangas” (The Beads), 2023, 18min., short fiction film. Codirected with Rafaela Camelo;

“O Pequeno Chupa-Dedo” (Little Suck-a-Thumb), 2019, 15 min., short fiction film,  Screenwriter and co-director with Pedro Buson.


Rafaela Camelo

Rafaela Camelo is a film director and screenwriter from Brazil born in 1985. Her short film DESIRES OF THE FLESH was premiered at Sundance 2019 and won important recognitions as best film at Biarritz Amérique Latine and New Directors, New Films. In 2021, she was selected for Berlinale Talents Buenos Aires. She is developing her debut film BLOOD OF MY BLOOD with the support of Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region (France). The project was awarded at BAL-LAB (France), selected at Produire au Sud (France) and BrLab 2020 (Brazil). THE BEADS (codirected with Emanuel Lavor), is her third short.


Filmography

“As Miçangas” (The Beads), 2023, 18min., short fiction film. Codirected with Emanuel Lavor;

“Sangue do meu Sangue” (Blood of my blood), In Development, 100min., feature fiction film. Screenwriter and director;

“O Mistério da Carne” (Desires of the flesh), 2019, 18 min., short fiction film. Screenwriter and director;

“A arte de andar pelas ruas de Brasília” (The art of walking through the streets), 2011, 17 min., short fiction film. Screenwriter and director.


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