BIG BANG – Carlos Segundo (France, 2022) 14’

“Golden Leopard” at Locarno 2022 (Auteur competition)

In Uberlandia, Brazil, Chico earns his living fixing ovens, in which he easily fits into thanks to his small size. Marginalized by a system that values him as a misfit, he begins to start resisting it.

Director – Carlos Segundo

Nominated for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Festival with the short SIDERAL (2021), Carlos Segundo is a director, photographer, screenwriter and editor. His other most recent works are: the short DE VEZ EM QUANDO EU ARDO (2020) and the feature FENDAS (2019), both premiered at FID Marseille; and the shorts SUBCUTÂNEO (2018) and AINDA SANGRO POR DENTRO (2016), both premiered at the Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival. Professor of the Audiovisual at the Department of Social Communication at UFRN [Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte], Segundo holds a PhD in Multimedia from Unicamp (2016). Master in Psychoanalysis and Cinema at the Federal University of Uberlândia (2011), postgraduate in Philosophy of Art at IFITEG/UEG (2008). Coordinator and curator of festivals, exhibitions and workshops.