5 Houses
Bruno Gularte Barreto
Documentary : 85' / Autobiographical, Family, Art & Artists, Community

In a small town in the deep south of Brazil, there are five houses and five stories that merge as one. An old schoolteacher struggling to keep her home and her 36 cats, a young man being beaten up for being gay, a nun being transferred from the school she has ran with an iron fist for decades, an old foreman on a haunted farm, and a boy whose parents have died when he was still a child and who is today the director who returns to search for his childhood memories and rediscover these people.


September 19 | 19h00 | Cinema São Jorge - Sala Manoel de Oliveira
September 22 | 16h00 | Cinema São Jorge - Sala Manoel de Oliveira
Queer Art Competition

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Year: 2020

Country: Brazil, Germany

Language: Portuguese

Subtitles: English

With: Beatriz Paiva, Irmã Amélia Lain, Ivone Lermen, Maria Miranda, Maria Sinhorinha, Rodier Mendes

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Bruno Gularte Barreto


Bruno Gularte Barreto is a Brazilian visual artist and filmmaker whose work moves between photography, cinema, video, and performance, but also installation, theatre, and sculpture. His areas of interest are memory, the body, ruins, contact with the other, incompleteness, resilience, opacity, and emptiness.


2020 - 5 Casas (Documentary)
2013 - Linda, uma História Horrível (Short Film)
2010 - Enciclopédia (Short Film)
2004 - InFartO (Short Film)

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