NON-FICTION PROJECTS

GRIND | TRAILER

Trailer to the award-winning short film "Grind" directed by Yuri Alves. This format-bending profile of Robert Wilmote reveals the story of a Liberian refugee and former gangster, who transformed his life following his release from prison.

DOCUMENTARY SHORT | DIRECTED BY YURI ALVES

This short documentary explores the melancholic music of Portugal known as "fado", renowned for expressing the unique sentiment of "saudade," and designated as an UNESCO world cultural asset. Nathalie Pires, the first American fado singer to tour internationally, reveals her origins, passions, and fears, while her fado godmother, the legendary Anita Guerreiro, and oldest touring "fadista" in the world, reflects on her epic career. The film includes intimate yet sweeping performances from these inter-generational ambassadors of a musical art form that mesmerizes audiences worldwide.

NIKE SPEC COMMERCIAL | DIRECTED BY YURI ALVES

"You have to find something deep in your heart that will make you change."

Featuring Bodybuilding Champion: Robert Wilmote Cinematographer: Mike Gomes Editor: Yuri Alves Original Music: Benjamin Zecker Colorist: Alex Maclean Music Supervisor | Re-Recording Mix: Mert Ozcan Shot on the RED Dragon + Elite Anamorphic Primes | 4K

MUSIC VIDEO | DIRECTED BY YURI ALVES

An uncompromising and titillating journey into the "Inferno", a visceral netherworld on the edge of chaos and delirium, featuring Brick City Riot (DJ Mavric and Carlos Ferreira). Directed by Yuri Alves. Animation by Miguel Rodrigues, "Endarkened". Music by We Are Rockstars, "Does It Offend You, Yeah? - Brick City Riot Remix". Additional Music by Rui Abrunheiro. Poem by W. B. Yeats, "The Second Coming" - Narrated by Tom O'Bedlam. 

AWARD WINNING PSA FILM | DIRECTED BY YURI ALVES

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Nobel Peace Prize, students in Newark, NJ echo words from MLK's "Drum Major Instinct" speech, inspired by his timeless message of love and service as a means to greatness.

FASHION FILM | DIRECTED BY YURI ALVES

An exclusive look at musician Sky Ferreira and legendary photographer Mick Rock's collaboration on Contentmode's issue #5 Photo Shoot.