Iris Prize Shorts 2021

Bonde

Three young black friends from the Heliópolis favela go out, seeking refuge and fun in the Queer nightlife of downtown São Paulo. This vibrant, joyous film, made by a cast and crew of black Queer filmmakers, captures all the excitement of a night on the town.

DIRECTOR: Asaph Luccas
PRODUCER: Caroline Santos, Leonardo Domingos
WRITER: Asaph Luccas, Caroline Santos, Gabriel Soares, Guilherme Candido, Joyce Santos, Leonardo Domingos, Oliv Barros, Tatiane Ursulino
Brazil, 18 Minutes

Three young black friends from Heliópolis favela go out seeking refuge in downtown LGBT+ night scene.

Best Queer Short Film at Leeds Festival (England), Best Short Film at Festival Mix (Brazil), People’s Choice; Canal Brasil Award and Best LGBTQIA+ Short at the São Paulo International Short Film Festival – Kinoforum.

 

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Asaph Luccas (26) is a multidisciplinary artist and director. Asaph co-founded Coletivo Gleba do Pêssego, a collective that values diversity in audiovisual formed by 8 LGBTQIA+ members, where they directed and scripted three short films, “Translucid”, “Menarche” and the latest being “Bonde”, selected to represent Brazil at the Clermont Ferrand Festival. The piece has accumulated several national and international awards, including Best Queer Short Film at Leeds Festival (England) and Best Short Film at Festival Mix (Brazil).