Experiencing Interruptions?

Beyond Tragedies

Recalling his childhood and relationship with his mother, a film student tries to understand the origin of his love for cinema and tragedies.

  • Rafael Oliveira
    Director
  • Rafael Oliveira
    Writer
  • Rafael Oliveira
    Editing
  • Rafael Oliveira
    Key Cast
    "Self"
  • Telma Sueli Oliveira
    Key Cast
    "Self"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Para Além das Tragédias
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 55 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 15, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Brazil
  • Country of Filming:
    Brazil
  • Language:
    Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia
  • VIII FECEA
    Alvorada, RS
    Brazil
    November 28, 2022
    Sirmar Antunes Special Prize to Black Protagonism
  • 2022 SWIFF

    United States
    Honorable Mention
  • 9th CineVirada
    Cachoeira, BA
    Brazil
    October 24, 2022
    Best Editing
  • 17h CINEOP
    Ouro Preto, MG
    Brazil
    June 22, 2022
    Official Selection
  • 15th Curta Taquary
    Taquaritinga do Norte, PE
    Brazil
    March 16, 2022
    Official Selection
  • 4th ManduCA
    Cachoeira, BA
    Brazil
    June 9, 2022
    Official Selection
  • 5th Curta Caicó
    Caicó, RN
    Brazil
    October 7, 2022
    Official Selection
  • 6th CineBaru
    Arinos, MG
    Brazil
    October 14, 2022
    Official Selection
  • IV F.EST.A
    Santa Cruz Cabrália, BA
    Brazil
    November 25, 2022
    Official Selection
  • III Festival Beta
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ
    Brazil
    November 21, 2022
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • Tricô - Coletivo Cultural
    Distributor
    Country: Brazil
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Rafael Oliveira

Rafael Oliveira is majoring in Cinema and Audiovisual at UFRB in Cachoeira-BA, Brazil. Working as a screenwriter and editor in Terá Filmes. Was assistant director and production assistant in the music video "Cachoeira, Meu Amor" (2019) by Raissa Caldas; Is the creative director and main screenwriter for the tv show "Você Me Vira a Cabeça".

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Director Statement

During the making of this documentary in honor of Cinema, I ended up making a movie-letter to my mother, recalling how our complicated relationship and mutual love for tragic romances unites us and continues to influence me and the stories I wanna tell.