Afronte

Fiction and Documentary style come together to display the process of empowerment and transformation of Victor Hugo, a black gay young men who lives in the suburbs of DF, Brazilian Capital. His story comes along with interviews of other young men, which stories review different forms of resilience, in discourses of valorizing the young black gay men.

  • Bruno Victor
    Director
    Co director
  • Marcus Azevedo
    Director
    Co director
  • Bruno Victor
    Writer
    Co writer
  • Marcus Azevedo
    Writer
    Co writer
  • Renata Schelb
    Producer
    Executive producer
  • Renata Schelb
    Producer
    Producer
  • Juliana Melo
    Producer
    Producer
  • Ana Carolina Matias
    Producer
    Director of photography
  • Martha Suzana
    Producer
    Direct sound
  • Ana Carolina Nicolau
    Producer
    Direct sound
  • Ana Júlia Melo
    Producer
    Art director
  • Arnold Gules
    Producer
    Sound design
  • Lucas Araque
    Producer
    Edition
  • Victor Hugo Leite
    Key Cast
    Actor
  • Agostinho Santos
    Key Cast
    Supporting actor
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Afronte
  • Film Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 46 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 30, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    2,900 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Brazil
  • Country of Filming:
    Brazil
  • Film Language:
    Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Brasilia Festival of Brazilian Cinema
    Brasília
    Brazil
    September 20, 2017
    Best Editor award at Mostra Brasília - short. Saruê Award - Correio Braziliense
Director Biography - Bruno Victor, Marcus Azevedo

Bruno Victor – Audiovisual student at UNB, also works as DOP and screenwriter. His path includes DOP assistant in university short films from 2013 to 2016. Co-wrote and co-directed his first short film, AFRONTE, about the lives of black gay young men from Brasilia’s suburbs.

Marcus Azevedo – Graduated in Geography at UERJ and Audiovisual at UNB, works as a professor in different areas of cinema production. Acted as director and writer in the short film AFRONTE, as sound technician in the short film Lima (2015), DOP assistant in the short film A hora da Morte (2015) and producer of “cine-debate’ with filmmaker Adélia Sampaio (2017). Currently works as a producer of the 1o National Meeting of Black Filmmakers and Producers.

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