SHORTS / FLOCK
Documentary. 24 min. Directed by Rafael Ramos. 2022. Brazil
The small town of Islândia, on the triple border between Brazil, Peru and Colombia, is experiencing an outbreak of Covid. There, a team of researchers from Fiocruz carries out an expedition with the aim of identifying possible variants of the virus amid challenges such as the lack of resources for research, the difficulties imposed by geography and denialism driven by the current socio-political context.
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Rafael Ramos has a degree in Cinema from the International Cinema Academy of São Paulo (AIC) and serves as a director and screenwriter. He has directed short films, among them, "The girl with the umbrella" (2014), "That Road" (2016) and "Ways to comeback home" (2017). He participated in national and international festivals, such as the São Paulo International Short Film Festival, Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival, Toronto Queer Film Festival and San Diego Latino Film Festival. He directed the video clip “Lulu”, by the band Luneta Mágica, cited in some specialized sites as one of the best clips of 2015. In 2017 he directed the series "Boto", included in the notice of regional arrangements.
2014 The Girl with the Umbrella (short)
2016 That Road (short)
2017 Was to Come Back Home (short)
2017 Boto (series tv)
2020 Manaus Hot City (short)