This Documentary is a fusion of past and present, delving into the resonating rhythms of Brazil's sugar cane fields, weaving live music with archival imagery to navigate the intricacies of memory and the present.
AWARDS: Best Medium-length Film. Arquivo em Cartaz Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTION: International Documentary Music Festival In-Edit/ Pierre Verger Award - Ethnographic Film Festival of Brazilian Association of Anthropology/ Ethnological Documentary Film Festival Kratovo/ Arquivo em Cartaz Festival/ Peloponnisos International Documentary Festival/ Festival International du Film Ethnographique du Québec
Cine Rabeca - Music, Memory, Ethnography, Transformation
This Documentary is an ethereal exploration of the intricate interplay between the tangible and the imagined, memory and the present moment. Set against the backdrop of Brazil's lush sugar cane fields, this film concert melds vibrant music with archival imagery captured by artists and ethnographers between 1991 and 2009. On stage, artists Luiz Paixão and Renata Rosa engage in a captivating cinematic reunion with their own trajectories, bringing the past to life through improvisation with their 'rabecas', a traditional Brazilian fiddle, and constant self-reinvention.