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Benguelino putting a spell on the camera

France, Sao Tome and Principe, 2011
Documentary, Silent, Avant-Garde


The camera crouches before Benguelino. Swigging from a bottle, Benguelino picks up a candle and spits a mouthful through its flame, sending a blaze toward the lens.His is a magic that comes from a bottle, a chemical reaction between liquid and fire, the camera is now under his spell.

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Benguelino putting a spell on the camera Directed by João Maria Gusmão, Pedro Paiva

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