Lolo

A Film by Leandro Goddinho
and Paulo Menezes

Synopsis

Lolo is an openly gay 11-year-old boy trying to finally convince Max, his first love, to go public with their relationship at the school party. Max also wants a relationship but Lolo might not be the one. Lolo’s best friends Elena and Toby help him to overcome this situation and give him the support that he needs.

Director

  • Picture of Leandro Goddinho © Leandro Goddinho

    Leandro Goddinho

    Leandro Goddinho is an award-winning Brazilian filmmaker dedicated to LGBTQ+ issues. He got selected for BERLINALE TALENTS 2018 and won more than 100 awards with his formers short films. In 2015, he got selected to the German Chancellor Fellowship for Prospective Leaders sponsored by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. He recently finished his Master in Media and Visual Anthropology at Freie Universität-Berlin holding a DAAD Scholarship. In 2019 he is realizing two short films, “Lolo” and “Antes que seja tarde” (Before it’s too late), and he is also in pre-production of his first feature film.

  • Picture of Paulo Menezes © Paulo Menezes

    Paulo Menezes

    Paulo Menezes is a Brazilian filmmaker. He studied Film and TV production in London and after graduating he worked on various  productions in Brazil and UK before deciding to direct his own stories. Currently he lives in Berlin where he studies directing at DFFB ( Deutsche Film and Fernsehakademie Berlin).

Awards + Festivals

  • *AUDIENCE AWARD*
    12th MOSCA - MOSTRA AUDIOVISUAL DE CAMBUQUIRA (Official Selection, Cambuquira, Brazil)July 10, 2019
  • LISBON FILM RENDEZVOUS 2019 (Official Selection, Lisbon, Portugal)August 4, 2019
  • 14th MACON FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Macon, GA, USA)August 15, 2019
  • 8th STAMPED FILM FEST (Official Selection, Pensacola, FL, USA)August 22, 2019
  • 4th DEFY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nashville, TN, USA)August 23, 2019
  • 11th SEOUL INT'L EXTREME-SHORT IMAGE & FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Seoul, Korea)September 3, 2019
  • 6th FUNCINEMA - INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mar del Plata, Argentina)September 18, 2019
  • 37th CHICAGO LGBTQ+ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Chicago, IL, USA)September 19, 2019
  • 23rd FAM - FESTIVAL AUDIOVISUAL DO MERCOSUL (Official Selection, Florianópolis, Brazil)September 26, 2019
  • 20th WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Woodstock, New York, USA)October 2, 2019
  • SEOUL INT'L PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL 2019 (Official Selection, Seoul, Korea)November 1, 2019
  • SEOUL INTERNATIONAL PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Seoul, South Korea)November 7, 2019
  • 3rd INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF BEVEREN (Official Selection, Beveren, Belgium)November 23, 2019

Crew

Director
Leandro Goddinho, Paulo Menezes
Screenplay
Paulo Menezes, Leandro Goddinho
Co-Author
Leandro Goddinho
Producer
Leandro Goddinho, Markus Kaatsch, Paulo Menezes
Director of Photography
Lenny Flohr
Production Design
Gabrielle Cox
Costume Design
Gabrielle Cox
Makeup
Samantha Pottmaier
Sound
Franziska Neumeister
Editor
Leandro Goddinho
Sound Design
Nico Fanari
Composer
“NICE” by  STRAND CHILD  &  “PARTY”, by RICARD RAYMUNDO & BILLY MELLO

Cast

Lolo
Zav Starret
Toby
Sam Atlas
Elena
Rhea C. Tober
Max
Valentin von Schönburg

Details

Running Time
13:40 min
Shooting Format
2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2:1
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCERS

Cinema Pósgenero
Leandro Goddinho

leandrogoddinho@gmail.com


about:film e.K.
Markus Kaatsch
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

info@about-film.de
www.about-film.de

DIRECTORS

Leandro Goddinho

leandrogoddinho@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/goddinho


Paulo Menezes

pao0234@gmail.com