Daniel Schmidt

  • Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt – Diamantino (2018) (HD)


    by Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt, 2018

    But he said that nowadays there are no longer artists like Mr. Michael Angelo. They no longer exist.

    Diamantino, the world’s premiere soccer star loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, the international icon sets on a delirious odyssey where he confronts neo-fascism, the refugee crisis, genetic modification, and the hunt for the source of genius.Read More »

  • Alexander Carver & Daniel Schmidt – The Unity of All Things (2013)

    The adolescent sons of an expatriated Chinese physicist visit her in the United States, while she and her colleagues pursue the development of a massive particle collider with which to understand the origin of the Universe. A queer Science Fiction, that engages the utopian impulses of the genre, not through the imagining of another world, but through the rendering of this world as Other. All subjects are treated as alien, or as radical others, who search for, or advance different ideological, psychological, or sexual ideals of belonging. Subjects oscillate between the contemplation of past societal traumas and idealizations of futurity that refuse to synthesize or resolve, but instead reveal a troubling satire of the present.Read More »

  • Gabriel Abrantes & Daniel Schmidt – Palácios de Pena AKA Palaces of Pity (2011)

    Haunted by their own directionless lives, two pre-adolescent girls reunite while visiting their ailing grandmother. In the midst of her fantasies of a medieval past – one consumed by fear and desire – the two girls are transformed and confront a legacy of oppression.Read More »

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