Hard Paint

Tinta Bruta

2018 / Feature / Drama

Written and directed by Filipe Matzembacher and Marcio Reolon

Production Companies: Avante Filmes and Besouro Filmes

Distribution: Vitrine Filmes

Sales & Festivals: m-appel

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.


Festivals

  • 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
  • Rio Film Fest / Brazil Premiere: Feature Competition / Best Movie / Best Screenplay / Best Actor / Best Supporting Actor
  • FRAMELINE42
  • 42º SIFF - Seattle International Film Festival
  • São Paulo International Film Festival / Session Mostra Brasil
  • 26th Mix Brasil Festival of Diversity / Official Selection
  • 54th Chicago International Film Festival/ Out-Look Competition / Special mention
  • BFI Flare
  • Wicked Queer: The Boston LGBT Film Festival / Best Narrative Film
  • OUTshine Film Festival / Best Narrative - Runner Up
  • 33° Lovers Film Festival - Torino Lgbtqi Visions / Best Feature Film by the Official Jury / Best Film by the Young Jury (Ottavio Mai Award)
  • Sydney Film Festival
  • Molodist - Kyiv International Film Festival / Sunny Bunny Competition / Special Mention
  • Inside Out - Toronto LGBT Film Festival
  • TIFF.18 - Transilvania International Film Festival
  • Ciclo Rosa Film Festival / Queer Selection from Berlinale 2018
  • Tapipei Film Festival / Future Lights: New Voices from Latin America
  • Bangkok LGBT+ Film Festival
  • Outfest Los Angeles - LGBTQ Film Festival
  • Vancouver Queer Film Festival
  • Nowe Horyzonty - New Horizons International Film Festival
  • Queergestreift Film Festival 2018
  • Skopje Film Festival / Queer Focus
  • Cinema Museum London
  • Teddy Screenings
  • 34º Gay Film Week Freiburg
  • 21º Pink Apple – Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
  • Orlando Festival
  • MIX Mexico
  • MIX Copenhagen
  • Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival
  • Puerto Rico Queer Filmfest – Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender International Film Festival / Official Competition
  • Santo Domingo Outfest 2018 – International LGBT Film Festival
  • Ljubljana LGBT Film Festival
  • Chéries-Chéris – 2018 Paris Gay and Lesbian Film Festival / Competitive Section / Honorable Mention
  • Mezipatra Queer Film Festival / International Feature Film Competition
  • 28th Films from the South / Horisonter Section
  • 17th Brussels Queer Film Festival - Pink Screens Film Festival
  • 2018 Stockholm International Film Festival / Competitive Section
  • FanCineGay – International LGBT Film Festival of Extremadura
  • Beijing Queer Film Festival
  • Latin Beat Film Festival
  • Porn Film Festival Berlin
  • Twist Seattle Queer Film Festival
  • 11 Slovak Queer Film Festival Bratislava
  • LesGaiCineMad 2018 – Madrid International LGBTI Film Festival / Official Selection
  • QCinema International Film Festival / RainbowQC Competition
  • Vinokino Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
  • Adelaide Film Festival
  • Luststreifen Film Festival
  • Bari International Gender Film Festival
  • Shanghai Queer Film Festival / Opening Film
  • 24th Athens International Film Festival / International Competition
  • Hong Kong Lesbian & Gay Film Festival / Panorama Section
  • Reel Affirmations Monthly LGBTQ Film Series 2018
  • Vancouver Queer Film Festival
  • MIFF 2018 - Melbourne International Film Festival / International Films
  • Filmrauschpalast Berlin 2018
  • Queer Film Festival – Cinecitta
  • International Queer Showcase Nuevo León 2018
  • Gay Filmdays Bielefeld 2018
  • 12º FOR RAINBOW — Sexual Diversity Culture and Film Festival / Brazilian feature films competition / Best Screenplay / Best Actor / Best Cinematography / Best Editing / Best Sound Design
  • Cine Esquema Novo - Arte Audiovisual Brasileira / Honorable Mention

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