Manaus Hot City

Two friends meet to eat a bodó fish. The talk between them goes through the colors and smells of the houses, cooks on the pavement, in the heat of the city. Someone stays and someone leaves.

  • Rafael Ramos
    Director
    The Girl with the Umbrella, That Road, Ways to Come Back Home
  • Rafael Ramos
    Writer
    The Girl with the Umbrella, That Road, Ways to Come Back Home
  • Rafael Ramos
    Producer
    The Girl with the Umbrella, That Road, Ways to Come Back Home
  • Maria do Rio
    Key Cast
  • Frank Kitzinger
    Key Cast
  • Vanessa Morães
    Key Cast
  • Denis Lopes
    Key Cast
  • Rafael Ramos
    DoP
  • Maynard Farrell
    Editing
  • Francisco Ricardo
    Production Design
    The Boat and The River
  • Taiara Guedes
    Production Sound
  • Karine Pantoja
    Production Manager
  • André Cunha
    1st AD
  • Oberdan Nogueira
    Costume & Make Up
  • Lívia Limeira
    Sound Editing & Mixing
  • Doc & Rio Festival Agency
    Festival Agent
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    LGBT, Drama, Relationships
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 24, 2020
  • 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:
    No
  • Grand Prix do Cinema Brasileiro (Brazilian Academy Awards)

    Brazil
    Nominee - Best Live Action Short
  • Mammoth Lakes Film Festival
    Mammoth Lake, CA
    United States
    September 22, 2021
    International Premiere
    Best Short Film
  • Shorts Mexico
    Mexico City
    Mexico
    September 1, 2021
    Latin American Premiere
    Jury Mention
  • Kinoforum - São Paulo Short Film Festival
    São Paulo
    Brazil
    August 20, 2020
    National Premiere
  • CurtaCinema - Rio de Janeiro Short Film Festival
    Rio de Janeiro
    Brazil
    November 25, 2020
    Official Selection (Academy Awards Qualifying)
  • Festival de Vitória
    Vitória
    Brazil
    November 24, 2020
  • CinePE
    Recife
    Brazil
    November 23, 2020
  • Circuito Penedo de Cinema
    Penedo
    Brazil
    November 23, 2020
  • Mostra Curtas Vazantes
    Ceará
    Brazil
    June 14, 2021
    Special Jury Prize
  • 44 Festival Guarnicê de Cinema
    São Luís, MA
    Brazil
    September 17, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Festival Mix Brasil da Diversidade
    São Paulo, SP
    Brazil
    November 10, 2021
    Best National Short
  • Festival de Cortos de Cali
    Cali
    Colombia
    November 24, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Pambujan International Film Festival
    Pambujan
    Philippines
    December 27, 2021
    Asian Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Bristol Interfest
    Bristol
    United Kingdom
    February 25, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Semana da Diversidade de Santa Catarina
    Balneário Camboriú
    Brazil
    May 17, 2022
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Rafael Ramos

Rafael Ramos has a degree in Cinema from the International Cinema Academy of São Paulo (AIC) and serves as a director and screenwriter. He has directed short films, among them, "The girl with the umbrella" (2014), "THAT ROAD" (2016) and "Ways to comeback home" (2017). He participated in national and international festivals, such as the São Paulo International Short Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival, Toronto Queer Film Festival and San Diego Latino Film Festival. He directed the video clip “Lulu”, by the band Luneta Mágica, cited in some specialized sites as one of the best clips of 2015. In 2017 he directed the series "Boto", included in the notice of regional arrangements.

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