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Fellipe Barbosa

Brazil

Biography

Fellipe Barbosa (1980) was born in Rio de Janeiro and completed his MFA in film at Columbia University, New York. His shorts, including the award-winning SALT KISS (2007), have screened at Sundance, Clermont-Ferrand and the New York Film Festival. In 2007, Fellipe was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film. His feature documentary LAURA, winner of the Cinereach grant, won Best Documentary at the 2011 Hamptons Film Festival and played at Hot Docs, Visions du Réel and Bafici, among others. He attended the Sundance Screenwriter’s and Director’s Lab with his feature project CASA GRANDE, his fiction debut which premiered in the Hivos Tiger Awards Competition at the 2014 International Film Festival Rotterdam and screened at many other international festivals. The film has won 12 awards, including the FIPRESCI French Critics’ and Audience Awards in Toulouse, the Audience Award at the Rio Film Festival and the Critics’ Award at the São Paulo Film Festival.


Filmography:
Casa Grande or the Ballad of Poor Jean (Casa Grande) - 2014
Laura - 2011
Salt Kiss - 2007
La muerte es pequeña - 2005

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Trace of the future according to Fellipe Barbosa

Une trace du futur selon Fellipe Barbosa (Orig.) / 2014 / Brazil / 2 min

Filmmakers that were selected at Visions du Réel in the past twenty editions celebrate the Festival's anniversary by each making a short movie in which they expose their view of the future.

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