Submarino / Submarine
Rafael Aidar / Brazil / Fiction / 2015 / 19 min


Two years after his partner’s death, Olavo lives an isolated life at 85 years of age. In the solitude of his grief, he ventures into the online world, submerging himself into a great fantasy between the internet’s public and private spaces.

Dos años después de la muerte de su compañero, Olavo vive una vida aislada a sus 85 años de edad. En la soledad de su dolor, se aventura en el mundo cibernético, sumergiéndose en una gran fantasía entre los espacios públicos y privados de la Internet.

Awards: Special Jury Mention at Palm Spring Film Festival; Future Filmmaker Award at Palm Spring Film Festival


Rafael Aidar studied cinema at FAAP, in São Paulo, while, at the same time, developing his work as a still photographer through several courses. He has also studied drama for four years, an experience that beacons his work as an actor’s director. In 2004 he joined the video production company Muzarca , working as cameraman, director of photography, assistant director and director. In 2006, Rafael joined Novacia Comunicação e Marketing, where he worked as director, screenwriter, content creator and project manager. In 2011 he wrote The Package, his first short film. Shot in 2012 and released in 2013, The Package was screened in over 130 festivals worldwide, receiving 24 awards and special mentions.