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Waiting the Rain

"Waiting the rain" is a common saying in Amapá, and it refers to people who came to these lands temporarily, usually to earn money. The fact is that this rain usually lasts a lifetime, and that is the case for the guitarist Nonato Leal, who came to spend a rain that has been lasting almost 70 years, and while he watches the rain, Nonato reflects on his life and music.

  • Aron Miranda
  • Cassandra Oliveira
  • Aron Miranda
  • Leão do Norte
  • Anderson Menezes
  • Clemilson Farias
    Production Manager
  • Rodrigo Aquiles Santos
  • Aron Miranda
    Sound Design
  • Tiago Farias
    Production Sound
  • Tami Martins
    Credits By
  • Sem Rumo Projetos Audiovisuais
    Colour Correction & Captions
  • Doc & Rio Festival Agency
    Festival Agent
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Passar uma chuva
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Music, Biography, Elderly, Brazil, Short, Documentary, Country Life
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 51 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 27, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    12,000 USD
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  • FIM Festival Imagem-Movimento
    Macapá, Amapá
    June 23, 2021
    Official Selection

    Official Selection
  • FilmArte Film Festival
    April 14, 2022
    Official Selection
  • In-Edit Brasil Music Documentary Film Festival
    São Paulo
    June 15, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Tournadeau Music and Film Festival
    Putnam, CT
    United States
    August 26, 2022
    American Premiere
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Aron Miranda, Cassandra Oliveira

Aron Miranda is a partner at Jubarte Audiovisual (Amapá) and Castanha Filmes (Amapá). In 2009, he started working with music composition, sound design and mixing for cinema and TV, and in 2017 he had his debut as a director with the short film “Intermitências sobre Macapá” (2017). Today, he already signs the direction of 4 short films executed with regional and national public funding and participates in several series and films throughout Brazil as a composer, sound designer and mixer. Among the main training courses he took are editing and mixing courses (IATEC/RJ), Direction Assistance (CONNE/AP) and Film Direction (AICTV/SP).

Cassandra Oliveira (Brazil, 1980) is from Bahia, resident in Amapá for 18 years, documentary filmmaker, graduated from the International School of Film and TV of San Antonio de los Baños - EICTV-Cuba (2013). She has been working with cinema since 2004, in the execution of the Image-Movement Festival (FIM), where she stayed until 2009, and with video production workshops in Amapá, Amazon, Brazil. In 2012, she participated in the project development meeting Nuevas Miradas - Cuba, with the documentary project “GARIMPO”, about the migration of Brazilians to French Guiana to work in clandestine gold mines. Since then, she carries out investigations and develops audiovisual projects on the theme of mining on the Amazon frontier. She directed several documentaries both in Cuba and in Brazil. Currently, Cassandra develops cinematographic projects for the film production company Castanha Filmes.

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