World Cinema Amsterdam | Internationaal filmfestival | 18 – 27 Augustus 2016

Kleber Mendonça Filho*

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Kleber Mendonça FILHO (1968, Recife, Brazil) studied journalism and started out as a film critic and a programmer for an alternative film theatre in his birthplace Recife. In the nineties he started to produce documentaries, experimental and fiction films. Since 2000 he has made several shorts that won over a hundred awards altogether. His first feature length film, the documentary CRÍTICO (2008), focused on the troubled relationship between filmmakers and critics through a personal series of interviews recorded over a period of eight years. NEIGHBOURING SOUNDS is his first fiction feature.
FILMOGRAPHY – FEATURES
2012 O som ao redor (Neighbouring Sounds)
2008 Crítico
FILMOGRAPHY – SHORTS
2010 Recife frio (Cold Tropics)
2009 Luz industrial mágica
2006 Noite de sexta manhã de sábado (Friday Night Saturday Morning)
2005 Eletrodoméstica
2004 Vinil verde (Green Vinyl)
2003 A menina do algodão (The Little Cotton Girl)
1997 Enjaulado (Caged in)
Biography
Kleber Mendonça Filho (1968, Recife, Brazil) studied journalism and started out as a film critic and a programmer for an alternative film theatre in his birthplace Recife. In the nineties he started to produce documentaries, experimental and fiction films. Since 2000 he has made several shorts that won over a hundred awards altogether. His first feature length film, the documentary Crítico (2008), focused on the troubled relationship between filmmakers and critics through a personal series of interviews recorded over a period of eight years. Neighbouring Sounds is his first fiction feature.

Filmography
Features
2012 Neighbouring Sounds (O som ao redor)
2008 Crítico (documentary)

Shorts
2010 Recife frio (Cold Tropics)
2009 Luz industrial mágica
2006 Noite de sexta manhã de sábado (Friday Night Saturday Morning) 
2005 Eletrodoméstica
2004 Vinil verde (Green Vinyl) 
2003 A menina do algodão (The Little Cotton Girl)
1997 Enjaulado (Caged in)