TRACING UTOPIA
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2021
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A journey to the Queer dimension. Across space. Across time. Queer teens dream the future. A war machine is constructed. Love will win. They will change the world.
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Directed by Nick Tyson and Catarina de Sousa
Primary Collaborator H.Mur.
Starring Ash, Chase, Jay, Mars and Raphael
26 min. 11 sec.
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Produced as part of the UnionDocs Collaborative Studio 2019-2020.
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Premiered at the 2021 International Film Festival Rotterdam as part of the Ammodo Tiger Shorts Competition.

Best Documentary Short award at the KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival

Special Mention for the Casa Comum Award at Queer Porto
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Select Screenings:
  • IFFR | International Film Festival Rotterdam [The Netherlands]
  • BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival [UK]
  • É Tudo Verdade [Brazil]
  • International Short Film Festival Oberhausen [Germany]
  • Vienna Shorts - Vienna Independent Short Film Festival [Austria]
  • Hamburg Short Film Festival [Germany]
  • Mo&Friese Children’s Short Film Festival Hamburg [Germany]
  • Istanbul Pride Week - Pera Museum [Turkey]
  • Kyiv International Short Film Festival [Ukraine]
  • MIEFF - Moscow International Experimental Film Festival [Russia]
  • Doqumenta International Fim Festival [Mexico]
  • Kashish Mumbai International Short Film Festival [India]
  • IndieLisboa International Film Festival [Portugal]
  • Queer Porto [Portugal]
  • Uppsala Short Film Festival [Sweden]
  • Kasseler Documentary Film and Video Festival [Germany]
  • Massimadi Afro LGBTQ+ Film and Arts Festival [Canada]
  • New Tales from Portuguese Cinema - Anthology Film Archives [United States]
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