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

Cao Hamburger

Xingu_-_Cao_Hamburger_by_Beatriz_Lefvre_-_hi_res_web Biography
Cao Hamburger (1962, São Paulo, Brasil) made several super-8 films and short films between 1982 and 1985. He has directed over 200 commercials, published children’s books, created video installations for children and television series on health topics. He wrote and directed some of the most popular children’s series on Brazilian television. Most recently he took part in the Berlinale’s  competition programme in 2007 and entered the festival’s Panorama this year with Xingu, for which he co-wrote the screenplay.

Berlin International Film Festival, Germany, 2012
Tribeca Film Festival, USA, 2012
Seattle International Film Festival, USA, 2012
Amazonas Film Festival, Brazil, 2011

2011 Xingu
2006 O Ano em que Meus Pais Saíram de Férias (The Year My Parents Went on Vacation)
2000 Castelo Rá-Tim-Bum, O Filme (Ra-Tim-Bum Castle, the Film)

1997 Flávio Império em Tempo (Flávio Império in Time)
1995 O Menino, a Favela e as Tampas de Panela (The Boy, The Slum and the Pan’s Covers)
1993 Tietê