Bernie Krause's niche theory is that an animal's voice evolved in a way to occupy its own little, unique acoustic slot within a whole soundscape, a puzzle piece in the whole puzzle, to be distinguishable in the mess. A fisher wonders what sounds fit best in niches created by surrounding sounds.
The film narrates in first person the biography of a street called Aurora. Like any street in the old center of São Paulo, Aurora is a concrete witness of the growing city. Her understanding of the time and life is different from ours, and her ideas and feelings about people change as time goes by. If in his "youth" all she wanted was to become an elegant avenue for the cars to pass, now she misses being a river and feeling infinite. From the ramblings of the street on a rainy day, we are taken to meet a character visiting her history and the history of the city.
Throughout history, people have always been searching for a perfect place. This short film, based on Guaraní mythology (Tierra sin mal) offers another point of view on paradise: what if the real paradise is inside us and lies in the harmony and unity of everything alive?
By the film MATHIAS, I try to convey to the viewer a very personal topic for me – coping with an inner demons. The story takes place from the point of view of two main characters – a dead aristocrat and a grave robber in two time epochs. It is a short film, using the technique of 2D drawn animation. The soundtrack consists of songs by two composers.
She feels dirty. Bella wakes up, showers, shaves her legs and when she looks into the mirror the only thing there is her tired ageing face. You can wash clothes to get rid of the physical dirt but you cannot do the same with your souls. Or can you?