Hard Paint

Tinta Bruta

2018 / Feature / Drama

Written and directed by Filipe Matzembacher and Marcio Reolon

Production Companies: Avante Filmes and Besouro Filmes

Funds: Hubert Bals Fund 2014 / Development, MinC B.O. 2015

While facing criminal charges, Pedro must grapple with his sister’s sudden decision to move away and leave him behind. Alone in the darkness of his bedroom, he dances covered in neon paint, while thousands of strangers watch him via webcam.


  • 68ª Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival / Panorama / Teddy Award for Best Feature Film / CICAE - Art Cinema Award
  • FICG33 - Guadalajara International Film Festival / Maguey Award for Best Movie
  • BFI Flare
  • Wicked Queer: The Boston LGBT Film Festival / Best Narrative Film
  • OUTshine Film Festival

Labs, markets and events

  • LXVI Berlinale / Talent Project Market
  • XXVII Rencontres de Toulouse / Cinéma en Developpment 10
  • VI Brasil CineMundi / International Coproduction Meeting
  • I Plataforma:LAB