Taba: collective noun of oca (Indian house).
Over the debris and remains of contemporary cities the new urban warriors daily improvise through streets and ruins.... Representatives from different tribes try their everyday wars for survival dwelling in an unequal territory in ongoing unbalance. This is a documentary film which lays bare the contrasts and contradictions we are provided with when living in a city.
Brazilian documentary filmmaker graduated at the International School of Film and Television of San Antonio de los Baños (EICTV - Cuba) and postgraduated in Documentary Cinema in the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, in Germany. Also graduated in Communications and Psychology in Brazil.
“The body’s architecture” (35mm / 21 min / 2008) – Documentary, Brazil.
“The greatest show on Earth” (35mm / 15 min / 2005) – Documentary, Brazil.
“Ground and heaven” (DVCAM / 26 min / 2004) – Documentary, Cuba.
“Island” (“Isla”) (16mm / 9 min / 2004) – Documentary, Cuba.
“Nothing with no-one” (DVCAM / 14 min / 2003) – Documentary, Cuba.
“Biography of time” (35mm / 8 min / 2004) – Documentary, Brazil / Cuba.
“Cemetery of memory”(35mm / 10 min / 2003) – Documentary, Brazil.
Screening / Award history:
He has made many short documentaries in film (35mm and 16mm) and digital video, working as director, screen writer and producer, that won 69 awards in internationals film festivals.