I Touched All Your Stuff (A Vida Privada dos Hipopótamos), by Maira Bühler and Matias Mariani (Brasil, 2014)

Diving into darkness by Fabian Cantieri “Resignation is necessary for whom is by the door of heaven; let us not affront the destiny which is so good to us (…) After… after darling, we will burn the World, because the only true lord of the World is the one who is above his tender glories and infertile ambitions.” Machado de Assis, in letter to Carolina de Novais (1869) In the beginning, there’s the testimony of Christopher Kirk, a computer technician who probably saw the world … Read more I Touched All Your Stuff (A Vida Privada dos Hipopótamos), by Maira Bühler and Matias Mariani (Brasil, 2014)

A conversation with Tag Gallagher

* This interview took place at CineBH 2014 From the bottom to the surface by Fabian Cantieri Tag Gallagher is one of a kind. During the one week he spent in Belo Horizonte for a masterclass at CineBH, curious gazes were common whenever he passed by. With sharp, half closed eyes hidden behind large framed glasses, long gray hair, shorts, sleeveless shirt and a bag he carried with him wherever he’d go – his one piece of luggage for his entire stay in Brazil – … Read more A conversation with Tag Gallagher

The Man Who Wouldn’t Sleep (O Homem que Não Dormia), by Edgard Navarro (Brazil, 2011)

A Zeitgeist fable by Fabian Cantieri If God exists, He created us with the right to be suspicious. When desperate, we happily doubt all of these “why’s”, with the inevitable confrontation of metaphysics as we walk down so many mundane roads. On top of his experience as an old native of this land, director Edgard  Navarro pours his Jungian crises into a mythic cauldron of remarkable figures. Combined, they outline a rare symbolic system, a beautiful ode to creation. “Life is made of illusion”, – … Read more The Man Who Wouldn’t Sleep (O Homem que Não Dormia), by Edgard Navarro (Brazil, 2011)