BQFF 11 - 21 MARCH 2021


Dry Wind

Vento Seco

Queensland Premiere

SATURDAY 20 MARCH, 8:30PM
UNCLASSIFED 18+
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Director Daniel Nolasco
Screenwriter Daniel Nolasco
Cast Leandro Faria Lelo, Renata Carvalho, Allan Jacinto Santana, Marcelo D’Avila
Country Brazil
Language Portuguese with English subtitles
Runtime 110min
Year 2020
Genre Drama / Gay

Berlinale, Outfest, Frameline, Queer Lisboa, Seoul International Pride Film Festival

Content warning: Explicit sex scenes
“Just because something is a fantasy doesn’t mean the needs it can satisfy are not very real...”

The film’s visual language is inherently queer — queer modes of looking are all about longing, and Dry Wind is practically all lingering shots of glances held for too long, beautiful bodies beheld in beautiful lighting.


In July, the dry wind and low humidity dry the skin of a small city residents. Dividing his days between the city club, work, swimming, anonymous sex, soccer with friends and city parties, loner Sandro’s live takes a turn when Maicon emerges from the small town.