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Nazare: from green to clay

A family embarks on a journey in pursuit of a new life. It is in the community of Nazare that they build a relationship of affection, respect, and love with the Amazon. At different stages, a family's journey changes according to the waters of a river.

  • Juraci Júnior
    Juraci Júnior
  • Juraci Júnior
    Juraci Júnior
  • Fernanda Paiva
    Fernanda Paiva
  • Juraci Campos Júnior
    Juraci Júnior
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Nazaré: do verde ao barro
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    family, love, amazon, nature, folk, culture, song, ilustation, watercolor, children, river, jungle, animation
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 3 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 20, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
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  • 44º Festival Guarnicê de Cinema - Mostra Paralela Amazônia Legal
    São Luis, Maranhão
    September 20, 2021
    Brazilian Premier
    Official Selection - Mostra Amazônia Legal
  • 14º Circuito Penedo de Cinema - Festival Velho Chico
    Penedo, Alagoas
    November 23, 2021
    Official Selection Velho Chico environment
  • 4ª Mostra SESC de Cinema
    Porto Velho, Rondônia
    November 30, 2021
    Official Selection
  • 12º Festival Internacional Cine en el Campo
    Quintana Roo and Guanajuato
    September 18, 2021
    Mexican Premier
    Official Selection
  • 14º Festival Corvo de Gesso
    Jarareí, São Paulo
    September 24, 2021
    Official Selection
  • 54º Festival de Brasília do Cinema Brasileiro
    Brasília, Federal District
    December 7, 2021
    Official Selection Festivalzinho
  • 4º Olhar do Norte
    Manaus, Amazonas
    January 21, 2022
    Official Selection
  • 1º Mostra de Cinema Trilhar
    Ribeirão Pires, São Paulo
    November 24, 2021
    Official Selection
  • MARTE Conferência de Mídia, Arte e Tecnologia
    Campina Grande, Paraíba
    November 20, 2021
    Official Selection
  • 7º Festival UNIR Arte e Cultura
    Porto Velho, Rondônia
    November 29, 2021
    Official Selection
  • 13º Cinecreed
    Paulista, Pernambuco
    November 25, 2021
    Official Selection
  • ECOS Mostra de Cinema Ambiental
    Rio Tinto, Paraíba
    March 17, 2022
    Official Selection
  • 15 º Curta Taquary
    Taquaritinga do Norte, Pernambuco
    March 16, 2022
    Melhor Direção de Fotografia
  • 1ª Mostra de Cinema Infantil de Cubatão
    Cubatão, São Paulo
    March 22, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
  • 2º Orocine - Mostra Orobó de Cinema
    Orobó, Pernambuco
    April 1, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
  • Beira - Festival de Cinema de Porto Velho
    Porto Velho, Rondônia
    May 1, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
  • 4º MANDUCA - Mostra de Cinema Infantojuvenil de Cachoeira
    Cahoeira, Bahia
    June 1, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
  • Bang Awards - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Animação
    Torres Vedras
    August 25, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
  • VAFI & RAFI Festival Internacional de Cinema de Animação Infantil e Juvenil
    June 2, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
  • Green Nation Mostra Internacional de Cinema
    São Paulo
    June 24, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
  • I Festival de Cinema das Escolas Públicas
    Coremas, Paraíba
    August 24, 2022
  • I FICAR Festival Infantil de Cinema de Animação de Rondônia
    Porto Velho, Rondônia
    June 20, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
  • I6º Festival Taguatinga de Cinema
    Brasília, DF
    July 15, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
  • I7º Festival Cine en Mi Bario
    August 24, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
  • 12º FESTIVER Festival de Cine Verde de Barichara
    September 22, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
  • II Mostra Sumé de Cinema
    Sumé, Paraíba
    September 2, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
  • I Festival de Cinema Curta Xingu
    Altamira, Pará
    July 1, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
  • Festival de Cinema de Vassouras
    Vassouras, Rio de Janeiro
    September 1, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
  • 5º Festival Curta Caicó
    Caicó, Rio Grande do Norte
    October 3, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
  • Festival Curta Campos do Jordão
    Campos do Jordão / SP
    October 15, 2022
    Seleção Oficial
Director Biography - Juraci Júnior

Director of cinema and television, he's an actor, writer and TV host. Made his film debut as an actor in the short film “Quimera” (2013), by Tarcísio Lara Puiati. Studied acting for TV and cinema at the Nou Prodigi school (Barcelona, Spain), where he acted in some short films. Also as an actor, he stars in the work “Que Assim Seja” (2017), by Érica Paschoal. In “Balanceia” (2017) he debuts in the dual role of screenwriter and shares the direction with Thiago Oliveira. He signs the script and direction of the short film “Nazare: from green to clay” (2021). In his first book “Pele de Rio” (2021) he presents an Amazon in poetry and photos of everyday life.

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Director Statement

Based on the true story of Manoel Maciel, popular artist who influenced culturally Nazaré community, in the Amazon. The film features participation from the community itself, as in the soundtrack, composed by Tullio Nunes, his son, and sang by a musical group composed by children from the community. In the cast, Tanison Passos, grandson of Mr. Maciel. The illustrations were made in watercolor by hand, then digitized for rotoscoping work.

Baseado na história real do artista popular Manoel Maciel, que influenciou culturalmente a comunidade de Nazaré, na Amazônia. O filme conta com participações da própria comunidade, como na trilha sonora, composta por Tullio Nunes, filho do Manoel Maciel e cantada por um grupo musical de crianças da comunidade. No elenco, Tanison Passos, neto do Sr. Maciel. As ilustrações foram feitas em aquarela manualmente, depois digitalizadas para o trabalho de rotoscopia.