A BIRD CALLED MEMORY

Iberoamerican Short Film Contest 52 ED. 2024
Brazil – United Kingdom 2023 15' Fiction

A bird called Memory has forgotten how to come back home. Lua, a trans woman, searches for Memory in the streets, but the city can be a hostile place.

Leonardo Martinelli

Filmmaker from Rio de Janeiro. In 2021, his film Fantasma Neon won the Golden Leopard for Best International Short Film at the Locarno Film Festival. His films have been selected at festivals worldwide, including Locarno, Toronto, San Sebastián, BFI London, Clermont-Ferrand, Palm Springs, Montreal, Biarritz, Zinebi and others. He holds a Master’s degree in Communication from PUC-Rio and is currently developing his first feature film, which was selected for the Locarno Residency and the Hubert Bals Fund.

TECHNICAL DATA
DIRECTION:

Leonardo Martinelli

SCRIPT:

Leonardo Martinelli

PRODUCTION:

Rafael Teixeira, Naomi Pacifique, Rafael Manuel, Leonardo Martinelli

EDITING:

Lobo Mauro

ART:

Reinaldo Patricio

PHOTOGRAPHY:

Guilherme Tostes

ORIGINAL MUSIC:

Carol Maia, José Miguel Brasil

SOUND:

Caio Alvasc, Roberto Crivano

CAST:

Ayla Gabriela, Henrique Bulhões

CONTACT:

leonardomartinelli.nave@gmail.com