The Nest

O Ninho

2015 / Series / Drama

Directed by Filipe Matzembacher and Marcio Reolon

Production Companies: Avante Filmes and Besouro Filmes

Funds: FAC 2014 / Histórias do Sul

Bruno, a young military who has just run away from the army, travels to Porto Alegre in search of his brother, who he hasn’t seen in years. There, he doesn’t find his brother at first, but meets his friends, learns his memories, relives the situations his brother lived and discovers a space where he is free to be himself and explore his sexuality. Away from home, Bruno finds a new family.


  • II Telas – São Paulo International TV Festival
    • New Talents and Thematic Daring / Honorable Mention
  • OutFest LA 2016
    • International Narrative / Honorable Mention
  • Kaleidoscope Arkansas International Film Festival 2016
  • InsideOut Toronto LGBT Film Festival 2016
  • Torino Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival 2016
  • Pink Apple LGBT Zurich International Film Festival 2016
  • XL Götemborg Film Festival
  • Mardi Gras Film Festival 2017