OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018
The History of Eternity
DIRECTOR : Camilo Cavalcante
COUNTRY : Brazil
YEAR : 2014
TIME : 121min
Labia 14 Oct @ 8:30pm
A Historia da Eternidade is a synesthetic essay about love, desires and dreams. The narrative tells 3 stories that takes place in a village in northeastern Brazil with specific references in relation to time and space. A secluded place where everything happens at a measured pace, inspiring extremely visceral moments within the cycle that repeats itself eternally on the stage of human tragedy.
18 awards in various International Film Festivals.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Camilo Cavalcante has worked as a producer, screenwriter and director since 1995.
He made 14 short films in different formats from VHS to Digital, as well as 16 mm and 35mm. Among them: LEVIATÃ (LEVIATHAN); O VELHO, O MAR E O LAGO (THE OLD MAN, THE SEA AND THE LAKE); A HISTÓRIA DA ETERNIDADE (THE HISTORY OF ETERNITY); RAPSÓDIA PARA UM HOMEM COMUM (RAPSODY FOR AN ORDINARY MAN); O
PRESIDENTE DOS ESTADOS UNIDOS (THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES); AVE
MARIA OU MÃE DOS SERTANEJOS (HOLY MARY OR THE MOTHER OF THE HISTERLAND PEOPLE) and MY WAY, for which he has received more than 120 prizes.
In partnership with Cláudio Assis, Cavalcante directed the documentary EU VOU DE
VOLTA (I’M GOING BACK). For the theater, he directed the monologue O CÃO SEM
PLUMAS (THE FEATHERLESS DOG), based on a poem by João Cabral de Melo Neto.
Cavalcante produced and directed the TV series OLHAR (LOOK), that is now airing on the Canal Brasil TV channel.He is the founder of CINEMA VOLANTE LUAR DO SERTÃO which shows short films for free in cities in the semi-arid region of Brazil.He is currently doing post-production of the documentary BECO and working on the pre-production of KING
KONG EN ASUNCIÓN, his second feature film.