“If I were to adopt a bird that lived to be 150, would you take care of it after I died?” asked his mother shortly before dying. The young man heads off in search of the inherited bird, his roots and the history of the countries travelled.
If I were to adopt a bird that lived to be 150, would you take care of it after I died? asked his mother shortly before dying. Thus begins the young man’s quest through the African continent in search of the inherited bird. An ethnohistorical journey that snakes through the past and present of each place visited, Serpentário wanders between genres as the size and texture of the image shifts and synthesizers come to replace piano and violin . A cinematic essay with a sci-fi-esque narration, a...
| 85 minutes | 2018
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