FILMS

The Day the City Stopped,  9 min, 2020

portuguese

Brazil

Uncle Jon, 11min, 2019

english

USA/Brazil

Uncle Jon film by Cassio Tolpolar

Matematica!, 4 min, 2019

portuguese

Brazil

collaboration with Los Angeles-based artist Ben "Hen Wen" Gown to make his music video for a rap song about mathematics! 

buitenlanders/foreigners, 6 min, 2019
short fiction, dutch/portuguese
Brazil
 
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A trip to Philippson16:30, 2017

short documentary, portuguese/english

Brazil

Mamaliga Films

Mamaliga Blues, 55 min, 2014

documentary, english/portuguese

USA/Brazil/Moldova

Cassio Tolpolar/Mamaliga Films

Selected Screenings

Jewish Genealogical Society of Montreal, Canada (2019)

Miami Jewish Film Festival, Miami, USA (2015)

Fordham University, New York City, USA (2015)

ARI, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2015)

CRONOGRAF International Documentary Film Festival, Moldova (2015)

Jewish Center, Curitiba, Brazil (2015)

Jewish Museum of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2015)

South East European Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA (2014)

International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Salt Lake City, USA (2014)
Festival de Cinema de Gramado, Gramado, Brazil (2014)
Midrash Centro Cultural, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2014)

Breman Museum, Atlanta, USA (2014)

Mamaliga Blues logo Link to English Trailer Cassio Tolpolar
english language trailer
Mamaliga Blues Portuguese poster Cassio Tolpolar

Barba, Cabelo e Vinho, 6:24, 2017

documentary, portuguese

Brazil

film supervised and edited by Cassio Tolpolar in conjunction with documentary film course at Fluxo (escola de fotografia expandida)

(film still) Barba, Cabelo, e Vinho; Cassio Tolpolar

Sony Playstation World Cup, 

2:42 and 1:57, 2014

social media commercials, portuguese

Brazil

Cassio Tolpolar as producer and cameraman

Cassio Tolpolar
Cassio Tolpolar

Objectified, 5:37, 2013

documentary, english

USA

a Cassio Tolpolar film

Commissioned by ESMoA art lab

(film still) Objectified; Cassio Tolpolar

Subjectified, 2:22, 2013

USA

a Cassio Tolpolar film

Commissioned by ESMoA art lab

(film still) Subjectified; Cassio Tolpolar

eco tek (tv pilot), 24 min, 2008

english/portuguese

USA

written and directed by Cassio Tolpolar for FJ Productions

(media still) eco tek; Cassio Tolpolar

Of Movable Things In The Air, 3:16, 2007

english

USA

a Cassio Tolpolar film

Commissioned by the Silver Lake Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA

(film still) Of Movable Things In The Air; Cassio Tolpolar

Martial Arts 360 (tv pilot), 24 min, 2006

english/portuguese

USA

written and directed by Cassio Tolpolar for FJ Productions

(media still) Martial Arts 360; Cassio Tolpolar

Shop The World (3 episodes), 24 min, 2006

english

Canada, USA

directed by Cassio Tolpolar for FJ Productions

Shop The World; Cassio Tolpolar

Bewitched, 10:56, 2004

fiction, english

USA

a Cassio Tolpolar film

music by Luna

(film still) Bewitched; Cassio Tolpolar

The Little Bell, 3 min, 2004

USA

a Cassio Tolpolar film

music by Broadcast

(film still) The Little Bell; Cassio Tolpolar

Liferaft, 4:48, 2003

USA

a Cassio Tolpolar film

music by Bedhead

(film still) Liferaft; Cassio Tolpolar

Venus, 19:22, 2001

fiction, portuguese/english

Brazil

a Cassio Tolpolar film

Selected Awards 

Grand Festival Award, 10th Berkeley Video and Film Festival, California (2003)

Best Director, 29th Festival of Latin Cinema of Gramado, Brazil (2001)

Best Cinematography, 34th Festival of Brazilian Cinema of Brasília, Brazil (2001)

Best Film, Director, Cinematography, Editing and Art Direction, 2nd Festival APTC of Films from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (2001)

Selected Screenings

Erotic Arts Showcase Cinemateca Capitolio, Porto Alegre, Brazil (2019)

Center for Contemporary Art-[KSA: K], Chisinau, Moldova (2008)

Seattle Erotic Arts Festival, Seattle, USA (2004)

8th Mediawave Festival, Hungary (2003)

6th Antimatter Festival of Underground Short Film & Video, Canada  (2003)

8th Cinematexas International Short Film Festival, Texas, USA (2003)

11th Alter-Native International Short Film Festival, Romania (2003)

12th International Short Film Festival of São Paulo, Brazil (2001)

(film still) Venus, 2001, Cassio Tolpolar
(film still) Venus, 2001, Cassio Tolpolar