Fellipe Barbosa

Fellipe Barbosa was born in Rio de Janeiro. His short films, including the award-winning SALT KISS (2007), have screened at Sundance, Clermont-Ferrand and the New York Film Festival. In 2007, Fellipe was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film. He attended the Sundance Screenwriter’s and Director’s Lab with his feature project CASA GRANDE (2014), his fiction debut which premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. His film GABRIEL IN THE MOUNTAINS (2017) won two prizes in Cannes and later, his feature film DOMINGO (2018), co-directed with Clara Linhart, was nominated in Venice.


A film by Fellipe Barbosa & Clara Linhart

2018 - Brazil - Drama

January 1st, 2003. As Brazil celebrates President Lula's historic investiture, two middle-class provincial families from Rio Grande do Sul gather in an old, poorly maintained house, around a champagne-fired barbecue, family secrets and frustrations. Domingo could be a day like any other, a sweet and peaceful day. But the changes promised to the Brazilian people by the new president deeply worry Laura, the matriarch, who fears to see his authority and wealth disappear a little more.

Gabriel And The Mountain

A film by Fellipe Barbosa

2017 - France/Brazil - Drama

Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel decides to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrives in Kenya where he is joined by his girlfriend. But discovering Africa as a tourist is not enough for Gabriel. He decides to go deeper, leaving on his own for a journey across countries, new friendships and raw emotions to finally reach Mount Mulanje in Malawi, his final destination.