Property

Property (Propriedade) (2022) at Make Believe 2024

Property (Propriedade) screened at Make Believe Seattle 2024 Writer/director Daniel Bandeira’s Property (Propriedade) opens with an onlooker’s phone footage, immediately setting the film in a realist mode, literally at street level. A man stands behind a woman with his arm locked around her neck, and a gun pointed at her head. He is demanding a…

King Car

King Car (Carro Rei) (2021)

Renata Pinheiro’s King Car (Carro Rei) opens with a montage of images: cows (with cowbells) walking among foliage; a tree half-hidden behind a plate-metal barrier; grass growing on an old car wreck; more cows, and more car wrecks. What all these images have in common is the clash of nature and technology that will come…