Woman without Mandolin

Dir: Fabiano Mixo
5' . 16 mm . 2015 . Brasil/Alemanha


The face of a woman seems to be fluctuating in space. She is absorbed and it is almost possible to hear her breathing. Suddenly, she seems to wake up. She gazes at us profoundly. Meanwhile she is transforming herself, unravelling and recovering herself piece by piece.

Rating 16 years

Fabiano Mixo

Born in 1987 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He  is  a  film  director  and a multimedia artist. He studied film at  PUC-Rio  and  in Berlin he concluded his studies in filmmaking at FilmArche. His work has been selected for digital art exhibitions and international film festivals  such  as Creative Tech Week (New York) and Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival.


Excutive producer: Leonie Schäfer
Producer: Fabiano Mixo
Script: Fabiano Mixo
Cinematography: Alex Bloom
Editor: Felix Trolldenier, Boris Seewald, Fabiano Mixo
Music: Simon Kummer
Cast: Miriam Goldschmidt

Festivals and Awards

  • Lumen Prize Audience Award 2015
  • Cairo Video Festival 2015
  • Flensburger Kurzfilmtage 2015
  • IndieCork Film Festival 2015
  • Aurora Contemporary Art Exhibition 2015
  • Festival Internacional de Curtas de Belo Horizonte 2015