Avenida Brasília Formosa
Defiant Brasilia

Gabriel Mascaro

Brazil, Experimental Documentary, 2010
85 min, HD, Color
Portuguese with English subtitles


Individuals from various walks of life are all real people placed in a fictional structure: Brasilia Formosa Avenue, which runs along Recife's urban coastline. Through their daily routines, a poetic web of encounters, memories and desires offers insight into their contemporary reality and relationships with the newly constructed avenue.


Regional Premiere



Gabriel_Mascaro_webGabriel Mascaro graduated from the Federal University of Pernambuco in Brazil. His first feature, Um Lugar Ao Sol, won various international festival awards. Founder of the production company Simio, he also works as an educator for NGO Video in the Villages teaching film in indigenous communities.





Producer: Mannuela Costa, Gabriel Mascaro
Production Companies: Plano 09 Produções
Screenwriter: Gabriel Mascaro
Cinematographer: Ivo Lopes Araújo
Editor: Tatiana Almeida
Sound Design: Carlos Montenegro
Cast: Fabio Gomes de Melo
Print Source: Alex Garcia - FiGa Films, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Avenida Brasilia Formosa