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Forum Expanded Exhibition

Curupira, bicho do mato

Curupira, Creature of the Woods

Curupira, der im Walde haust

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Inhabitants of Tauary, deep in the heart of the Amazon, invite us to listen to the sounds of the jungle, the birds, and animals. However, some weird sounds appear: a creature prowling around the trees. Some have heard her, very few have ever seen her, and those who did find her never came back. She charms, she enchants – she leads people to get lost: each of them tells a story in their own way and tries to decipher her sounds.
Curupira, bicho do mato takes us in search of this being: a reflection about myths and their place in the contemporary world. It’s a sound thriller in the midst of the jungle.

by
Félix Blume

Mexico / France

Portuguese

Documentary form
35’ · Colour · 1-Kanal-Videoinstallation

With

Paulo Roberto Leocadio Lira
Antonio José Parente Nogueira
Vitor Ventura Da Silva
Edinaldo Barbosa Gomes
Edirce Cauper Firmo
Janilson Da Cruz Carvalho
José Leocadio Lira
Marineide Leocadio Da Silva
Maida Leocadio Lira
Maria De Fatima Servalho Celestino

Crew

Director
Félix Blume
Director of Photography
Félix Blume
Editing
Félix Blume
Sound Design
Félix Blume
Sound
Félix Blume
Producer
Félix Blume

Biography

Félix Blume

Félix Blume, born in France in 1984, is a sound artist and sound engineer who lives and works between Mexico and France. He uses sound as basic material in sound pieces, videos, actions, and installations. His sound pieces have been broadcast in radios worldwide and he has participated in international festivals and exhibitions.

Filmography

2018 Curupira, bicho do mato (Curupira, Creature of the Woods)

Bio- & filmography as of Berlinale 2019

Produced by

Félix Blume