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Boi Neon


Gabriel Mascaro, 2015

Brazil, Uruguay, Netherlands



提名 - 地平线单元奖最佳影片

72th Venice International Film Festival

Nominee - Horizons Award


Iremar works at the Vaquejadas. Home is the truck used to transport the animals from show to show, which he shares with his co-workers; Galega, an exotic dancer, the truck driver and mother to the young & spirited Cacá, and Zé. But Brazil and the Northeast are changing and the region’s booming clothing industry has stirred new ambitions in Iremar. Swinging in his hammock in the back of the truck, his head is filled with dreams of pattern cutting, sequins and exquisite fabrics as he mentally assembles elaborate new fashion designs…

Gabriel MASCARO出生于1983年,是一名巴西 Recife 电影人与视觉艺术家。他的首部长片《八月来风》于2014年入围洛迦诺国际电影节主竞赛单元,获得了特别关注奖。该片也赢得了其他一些奖项,备受好评。他之前的一些纪录片和视频装置也在一些重要的电影节和艺术家活动中展映,包括鹿特丹(IFFR)、阿姆斯特丹(IDFA)、奥伯豪森、克莱蒙费朗、莱比锡、伦敦 BFI、古根海姆、巴塞罗那当代艺术博物馆、现代艺术博物馆纪录片双周及圣保罗双年展。《霓虹牛》是其第二部长片。

Gabriel MASCARO (1983) is a filmmaker and visual artist from Recife, Brazil. His first feature film, VENTOS DE AGOSTO (AUGUST WINDS), premiered in competition at Locarno in 2014 and was awarded with a special mention. The film has won numerous other awards and received much critical acclaim. His previous documentaries and vídeo installations have been screened at important film festivals and artistic events including Rotterdam (IFFR), Amsterdam (IDFA), Oberhausen, Clermont Ferrand, Leipzig, BFI London, the Guggenheim, Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, MoMA Documentary Fortnight, and the São Paulo Biennale.

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