Official Selection: Toronto Film Festival
Official Selection: Venice Film Festival
With its recent world premiere at Venice, this marks Gabriel Mascaro as the leading figure in a burgeoning new wave movement coming out of Recife in Brazil’s north-east.
The story centres on Iremar who works as a vaqueiro wrangling bulls on the tough, macho rodeo circuit, but each evening swinging from the hammock in the back of the truck, Iremar’s head is filled with dreams of pattern cutting, sequins and exquisite fabrics as he mentally assembles his latest sexy fashion designs.
Will this be a case of Strictly Bullroom, or will our hero achieve his frock dreaming?
Post Boi Neon screening:
OPENING PARTY – Brazilian Celebration! $10 with a film ticket/$15 without
Experience the joyful watercolour of rhythms and the sounds of Brazil - bossa and samba de gafieira - right here in Australia.
Dubbed the ‘Bossa Nova Baby’, this Brazilian born singer and songwriter, and multiple award nominee, brings a new edge to traditional Brazilian rhythms - creating a contemporary musical fusion which is taking the Australian and the International music scene by storm.More details here.
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