Efeito Casimiro / Casimiro Effect

A film by Clarice Saliby

Brazil, Documentary, 2013
15 min, HD, Color
Portuguese with English subtitles

This film was screened as a part of the 2014 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF17)

This short film preceded the screening of the feature Teresa la novia del Libertador (Teresa, the Liberator’s Fiancée)


March 8th, 1980, 5:20 AM. In a remote municipality of Rio de Janeiro, 10,000 people watch the sky in silence in hopes of seeing a UFO. Edilson Barbosa, a self-proclaimed messenger from Jupiter, had announced the ET mission a few months before. The arrival of people from all over the world transformed the unlikely town into a UFO Woodstock. EFEITO CASIMIRO has been captivating audiences all over Brazil and internationally, including a stop at the Mumbai Women’s IFF.

Texas Premiere


Print Source: Clarice Saliby, csaliby@yahoo.com


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