Open Conversation with Daniel Nolasco
ABOUT THIS CONVERSATION
The celebrated filmmaker in this year’s Focus Section will talk about his work, both the feature films screening at Olhar as well as his short films, and will present selected excerpts from films that influenced or marked his work in cinema.
Camila Macedo is a PhD student and holds a Master’s degree in Education from UFPR and a BA in Cinema and Video from Unespar. She works in research, curation, and filmmaking. Alongside Débora Zanatta, she is a programmer at Sesi Cineclube Solax. For the third consecutive year she is part of the curatorial team at Olhar de Cinema (2018-2020).
Daniel Nolasco was born in the countryside town of Catalão, in the state of Goiás. He holds a BA in Cinema and Audiovisual from the Fluminense Federal University and in History from the Federal University of Goiás. He wrote and directed over nine short films, screened and awarded at various national and international festivals. His first documentary feature Paulistas (2017) premiered at Dok Leipzig. His second documentary, Mr. Leather (2019), was screened in over thirty festivals. Dry Wind is his first fiction feature film.
Member of the Olhar de Cinema programming team since 2016 and Brazilian delegate at the Berlin Festival. Holds a BA in cinema from the Fluminense Federal University (UFF), a Master’s degree from USP, and currently a PhD student at UFF. He was a film critic and editor of the publications Contracampo and Cinética. As a filmmaker, he directed three short films and one feature film, all of which screened at the Cannes Film Festival. He served as artistic director at the Brasília Festival and programmer at several festivals, as well as an international consultant for ANCINE between 2011 and 2016.