Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

An architectural, urban, sexual film. Or a gay film rebellious against a certain type of real-estate developments. But none of the definitions mentioned do justice to a story that is concise, brief, raw and explicit and, at the same time, elusive, loose and intriguing. A film in which references to Pasolini and Fassbinder can be found processed and applied to a contemporary Brazil that is also strange, lateral, very far from any touristic postcard. Explicit sex and concrete, homoeroticism and reflections, political and real-estate speculations, discourses that disarm with violence and desire. New Dubai chooses to resist among the debris and the remains of mutant cities, which it prefers next to the new isolated surfaces it sees as devoid of pleasure, of creases, of the hidden corners of impulse. An anomalous film for Brazilian cinema, a rebel film that knows it doesn’t need the blinders of militancy in order to be political, in order to be avant garde. JPF

Section: Competencia Vanguardia y Género
Friday 17 - 17:30 h
Village Recoleta Room: 3
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Saturday 18 - 14:30 h
Village Recoleta Room: 3
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Sunday 19 - 17:25 h
Village Recoleta Room: 3
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Spanish title: Nueva Dubai
English title: New Dubai
Year: 2014
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Minutes: 50
Seconds: 0


D, G: Gustavo Vinagre  

F: Matheus Rocha

 E: Rodrigo Carneiro

DA: Fernando Zuccolotto  

S: Jonathan Macías  

P: Max Eluard  

PE: Max Eluard  

CP: Avoa Filmes


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Gustavo Vinagre Brasil

Born in Brazil in 1985, he studied Filmmaking at the EICTV (Cuba) and Literature at the University of Sao Paulo. He directed the short films Filme para poeta cego (2009), which premiered in Rotterdam and participated at the Guadalajara Festival’s Doculab, and La llamada (2014). 

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