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I studied cinema in faculty and I'm trying to be a filmmaker and express my ideas. Creativity is a big thing for me, and part of I want to do in life is creating and expressing myself, and cinema is the medium that created a bigger connection with me, the whole language of it, is beautiful. I do love music and literature and painting, it's just that cinema had this bigger impact on me and I see it as a great tool for empathic connection and learning.
I travelled a lot in my childhood to places like Brazil, Sri Lanka, São Tomé, Jamaica... and those experiences helped me shape a more diverse understanding of life. Seeing other ways of communicating with the world helped me a lot in the process of developing an idea of what life is, and I would look around, and observe my environment and realize that this is just one of the ways of doing it, there is no right one. You just go along searching and discovering your own way. That's why I love travelling so much.
Other than that, I'm here for learning, about people and their inner worlds. Because one way to discover ourselves is through other people and through their own unique perceptions. And when we meet someone new, we expand our knowledge and our way of think and to perceive the world.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
To meet authentic people on their own unique paths and discover their way of seeing and being in life
I love to explore all the different ways that we have of expressing and expanding ourselves like with cinema, music, books, meditation, traveling and meeting new people around the world.
Music, Movies, and Books
lots of things, I always like to discover new stuff, which is other great part of meeting new people around the world: you discover great stuff that you wouldn't otherwise
singer-songwriters like Elliott Smith, Nick Drake, Jeff Buckley, Sparklehorse, Cat Stevens, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Sharon Van Etten, Manu Chao and a lot more
electronic music like Boards of Canada, Com Truise, Tycho, Shlohmo...
and other stuff like My Bloody Valentine, Neutral Milk Hotel, Slowdive, MGMT, Pink Floyd, Mogwai, The Velvet Underground, Joy Division, Radiohead...
films by Wim Wenders, Tarkovsky, Malick, Lynch, Kieslowski, Cronenberg, Buñuel, Bergman, Wong Kar-Wai, Béla Tarr, Ron Fricke, Linklater, Kaurismaki, Kusturica, Jarmusch...
On the Road, Siddhartha, Invisible Cities, Call of the Wild, Slaughterhouse Five
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
- Being in the Amazon Forest;
- Volunteering in Greece;
- Filming a small documentary in Armenia;
- Being in the beach at night in Caparica and seeing the moon and the stars;
What I Can Share with Hosts
I can share ideas, film knowledge, recommend some good films, talk about experiences and trade some stories ahah
Countries I’ve Visited
Armenia, Austria, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Czech Republic, Egypt, England, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Jamaica, Morocco, Mozambique, Netherlands, Poland, Sao Tome and Principe, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Ukraine
Countries I’ve Lived In