Manuel Abramovich

Artist

Manuel Abramovich (FR)
Blue Boy
  • Blue Boy © Manuel Abramovic

What are you up to tonight? Do you want me? We could have fun together...
Seven Romanian male-to-male sex workers in Berlin have their portraits taken as they listen and react to recordings of their own experiences. By turning the process of exploitation into a spectacle, the camera becomes a client highlighting the inevitable performativity of such power relations.

Awards:

Berlinale Shorts Competition / Silver Bear Prize
BAFICI, Buenos Aires. Best Short Film
Festival de Cosquín, Argentina. Mención Especial del Jurado
Festival de Cine Latinoamericano Rosario. Argentina. Best Documentary Short
OFF Cinema, Poland. Bronze Castle - Best Short Film
Curtacinema Rio de Janeiro. Brazil. Special Jury Prize
German Short Film Award 2019, Best Documentary

EMAP/EMARE grants of Manuel Abramovich