Swinguerra

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    Swinguerra

    Directed by

    Brazil

    2019

    23 min

    • Portuguese

    Fiction

    In the sports court of a school, dancers rehearse under the watchful eye of a choreographer. Tensions haunt personal desires as they are observed by a rival troupe.

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Diego Matarazzo
    Eduarda Lemos
    Clara Santos
    Carlos Sá
    Edlys Rodrigues
    Clara Damaceno
    Kinha do Tamburete
    Henrique Sena
    Cinematography
    Pedro Sotero
    Editing
    Eduardo Serrano
    Music
    Carlos Sá
    Production
    PONTE PRODUTORAS
    Bárbara Wagner

    Bárbara Wagner

    Brazil

    Born in Brasilia, Brazil in 1980, she graduated from the Dutch Art Institute in Arnhem in 2012. Her photographic work focuses on the ‘popular body’ and on how ordinary people present their bodies to a supposedly interested public. Her work has been exhibited around the world, is held in international collections and has been published in monographs. Since 2011 she has been collaborating with Benjamin de Burca. Their work has featured at festivals and in exhibitions including at VideoBrasil, the Panorama de Arte Brasileira and the Biennale, all in São Paulo, and at the 2017 Skulptur Projekte Münster. Their shorts include CINEMA CASINO (2013), SET TO GO (2015), YOU ARE SEEING THINGS (2017), BYE BYE GERMAY! A LIFE MELODY (2017), and their latest, HOLY TREMOR (2018). Their latest film SWINGUERRA (2019) was selected in the Moving Ahead section at Locarno FF.

    Selected Filmography

    Benjamin de Burca

    Benjamin de Burca

    Germany

    Born in Munich, Germany in 1975, he studied fine art at the Glasgow School of Art and the University of Ulster. Between 2000 and 2006 he worked as an artist with young people involved in gangs in Glasgow and Belfast. From 2006 to 2008 he was co-director of the Catalyst Arts centre in Belfast. His artistic practice encompasses painting, collage, photography, film, video and installation. Since 2011 he has collaborated with Bárbara Wagner and their work has been frequently exhibited internationally. Now based in Recife, Brazil, their collaborative film YOU ARE SEEING THINGS screened in the 2017 Berlinale Shorts. HOLY TREMOR is their latest film that screened in this year's Berlinale Shorts. Their latest film SWINGUERRA (2019) was selected in the Moving Ahead section at Locarno FF.

    Selected Filmography