My Girl from Ipanema

Work in Progress: A film-maker falls in LOVE with "The Girl from Ipanema" while waiting in Puerto Vallarta for his film to open @ The Golden State Film Festival in Hollywood. Along the way, he must prove his love is trustworthy to her family, by passing several traditional test and take his bride to Hollywood for the opening of his movie, "The Messenger Hermes Remembers"

  • Algis Kemezys
    Director
    Mimetoliths, MasterClass with Walter Lassally, The Messenger Hermes Remembers
  • Byron Ayanoglu
    Writer
    Mimetoliths,
  • Algis Kemezys
    Writer
  • Byron Ayanoglu
    Producer
  • Algis Kemezys
    Key Cast
    "self"
  • Rita Morelas
    Key Cast
    "self"
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Completion Date:
    January 21, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada, Mexico, United States
  • Language:
    English, Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital 4K video
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Algis Kemezys

Algis Kemezys is a seasoned image maker both in still photography and cinematography.He started filming with his fathers Super 8 camera when he was 10. years later he starting working with the Doyenne of Photography Berenice Abbott in 1979 and made a documentary about Oscar winning DOP Walter Lassally in 2008. His photography has been exhibited worldwide while his mostly-documentary videos have played in International Film Festivals and won prizes. He conceived, directed, filmed, edited & acted in this movie which follows the ancient Hellenistic tradition.
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Director Statement

Many of my movies are created after or during a lengthy visit to a location that I feel comfortable in. I love the idea that reality forms the basis for my digital films.