Maurílio MARTINS (1978, Brazil) is a filmmaker, screenwriter and sound technician. He is also the co-founder of production company Filmes de Plástico. His first short film Contagem/The Inside (2010), which he made with Gabriel Martins Alves, received awards at several festivals around the world. The co-directorship from Maurílio and Gabriel Martins, No coração do mundo/Heart of the World has its world premiere at IFFR 2019.
Maurílio Martins at IFFR
Doña Sonia Borrowed a Gun from Her Neighbor Alcides
Bia, 18 years old and about to finish high school, faces other people’s expectations about her future. All Bia wants? Nothing.
No coração do mundo
Surprising Brazilian mosaic film follows the inhabitants of a poor neighbourhood while they try to make ends meet.
An elder married couple whose life is quite ordinary. Until one day a persistent wind in the backyard makes the normal extraordinary.
Juliana's inner journey: moving to a new town, starting a new job, making new friends and discovering a new life.