Image and Liberty
Company
Couro de Rato
Luis Carlos de Alencar is from Bahia, Brazil, lives in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Postgraduate in Cinema and Audiovisual Studies at M_EIA, from Cape Verde Art Institute; Postgraduate in Communications and Image from PUC-Rio; Graduated in Law from Universidade Federal da Bahia. Partner in the production company Couro de Rato, directed Contagem Regressiva (Countdown), which received an award in Rio WF 2016 for Best Documentary and Best Soundtrack, was also nominated for Best Script, was shown in several countries, received an honored mention in Festcine Amazonia and Best Documentary: 60 Seconds or Less Video Festival – Chestertown/ United States; directed the documentary Bombadeira (The pain of the beauty), taken to more than 30 national and foreign festivals and laureated with the award from RedeTrans - 10 years of Bombadeira, for the work contribution to the transexual community. Currently directs the feature film "Não é a primeira vez que lutamos pelo nosso amor", or as translated "It's not the first time we fight for our love", about the LGBT community and the military dictatorship; the short film "Homens Invisíveis" (Invisible Men), about transexual men and the prison system; and the ESPN series "Corpos Periféricos" (Peripheric Bodies). Worked as Assistant Director for 5 documentary series in several channels as Globosat – Canal HD+, TV Brasil, Canal Curta!, Canal Brasil, CineBrasil TV and in more than 50 jobs in several production companies in feature films, medium and short films.
  • Writer (1 Credit)
    Invisible Men2019
    Documentary
  • Director (1 Credit)
    Invisible Men2019
    Documentary
Official Selection
Invisible Men
International queer film festival Merlinka
Merlinka
2020
Official Selection
Invisible Men
XVI Cinefest Gato Preto
São Paulo
2020
Official Selection
Invisible Men
Daroca & Prisión Film Fest - Festival de Cine de Daroca
Aragon
2020
Official Selection
Invisible Men
ENTRETODOS - FESTIVAL DE CURTAS DE DIREITOS HUMANOS DE SÃO PAULO
São Paulo
2020
Official Selection
Invisible Men
12º Festival Internacional Cine Invisible "Film Sozialak"
Bilbao
2020
Semi-finalist Best Short Documentary
Invisible Men
Louisiana Lgbtq+ Film Festival
Louisiana, New Orleans
2020
Official Selection
Invisible Men
6o Festival Pan-Amazônico de Cinema AMAZÔNIA DOC
Manaus
2020
Official Selection
Invisible Men
Diverso Cinema Festival Internacional De Cine Lgbt
Bogotá
2020
Official Selection
Invisible Men
Festival Internacional De Cine Gay Lésbico Trans OutfestperÚ
Lima
2020
Official Selection
Invisible Men
FIC Rio - Festival Internacional de Curtas
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
2020
Best Director
Invisible Men
Inhapim Cine Festival
Inhapim
2020
Official Selection
Invisible Men
Louisiana LGBT+ Film Festival
Louisiana, New Orleans
2020
Official Selection
Invisible Men
III TRANSFORMA - Festival de Cinema da Diversidade de SC
Florianópolis
2020
Honorable Mention Award
Invisible Men
13º Curta Taquary
Taquaritinga do Norte, Pernambuco
2020
Honorable Mention Award
Invisible Men
Contra el silêncio de todas las voces - XI Encuentro Hispanoamericano de Cine y Video Documental Independiente
Ciudad de México
2020
Best Documentary
Invisible Men
Festival Independente De Cinema De Jaraguá Do Sul
Jaraguá do Sul
2020
Official Selection
Invisible Men
II Quelly – Mostra Nacional de Cinema de Gênero
São Luis
2020
Official Selection
Invisible Men
8o Festival de Cinema "Curta Pinhais" - FESTCINE 2020
Pinhais
2020
Official Selection
Invisible Men
15º Festival Taguatinga de Cinema
Taguatinga, Distrito Federal
2020
Official Selection
Invisible Men
Festival Internacional de Cine GLBT 2019 "Santo Domingo OUTFEST"
Santos Domingo
2019
Prêmio Mix Brasil - TV SESC
Invisible Men
27o Mix Brasil Festival da Cultura da Diversidade
São Paulo
2019
Birth Date
December 20, 1977
Nickname
Luis Carlos de Alencar
Birth City
Salvador
Current City
Rio de Janeiro
Hometown
Rio de Janeiro
Gender
Male
Image and Liberty
Company
Couro de Rato
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