SHORT FILM PORTUGAL / FRANCE
Dir. Carlos Conceição / DoP. Vasco Viana
Prod. Primeira Idade, Epicentre Films
Wayward boy punishes his mother’s lover. Beauty and horror fondle each other. Young gods callously abjure conventional morality. Death goes whoring in child’s guise.
TV SERIES PORTUGAL / SPAIN
Dir. Jorge Paixão da Costa / DoP. Luís Branquinho
Prod. Ukbar Filmes, Ficción Producciones
On June 26, 1941, the German army invaded Russia. Maria João photographs Lisbon full of refugees arriving in Portugal. When his father-in-law Nicolau suffers an accident, he asks Maria João to help him manage the company.
AS THE FLAMES ROSE
SHORT FILM PORTUGAL
Dir. João Rui Guerra da Mata / DoP. Rui Poças
A man draws a parallel between the burning of Lisbon and the ending of a love relationship, motivated by an unexpected phone call.
FEATURE FILM PORTUGAL
Dir. Vicente Alves do Ó / DoP. Rui Poças
Prod. Ukbar Filmes
Portugal, 1975. A time of rough changes. A young gay artist trapped in a small seaside town ran by communist winds. This is the story of Portugal’s post revolution, of the changing of mind-sets, of the rise of its greatest modern poet, Al Berto, thanks to the love affair with a young villager who showed him that though love does not conquer all, it lasts forever and is well worth writing about. Based on a true love story..
THE CLUB OF ANGELS
FEATURE FILM BRAZIL / PORTUGAL
Dir. Angelo Defanti / DoP. Rui Poças
Prod. Sobretudo Produção, Dezenove, Ukbar Filmes, Warner Bros
None of them could resist it. Throughout the years, the Picadinho Club monthly meetings – congregation that unites, for decades now, seven old friends – went from power rituals to melancholic failed assemblies, of empty promises. The only dignifying destiny possible was its termination. Until the arrival of a talented and mysterious chef that is going to serve them glorious feasts. The friendship ties are back as they celebrate life and death by gluttony.
ONCE THERE WAS BRASILIA
FEATURE FILM BRAZIL / PORTUGAL
Dir. Adirley Queirós / DoP. Joana Pimenta
Prod. 5 da Norte, Terratreme
In 1959, the intergalactic agent WA4 is arrested for making an illegal allotment and launched into space. He receives a mission: to come to the Earth and kill the president, Juscelino Kubitschek, in the day of inauguration of Brasília. His ship is lost in time and lands in 2016 in Ceilândia. This is a version told by Marquim do Tropa, actor and abductee. Only Andreia, a post-war queen, helps a lot of the army to kill the monsters that inhabit the National Congress today.
LA LEYENDA NEGRA
FEATURE FILM EUA / PORTUGAL
Dir. Patrícia Delgado
DoP. Matt Maio
In Compton, a soon-to-be undocumented teenager fights for her right to stay in America while risking her family, her friendships, and her first love.
DEHESA, EL BOSQUE DEL LINCE IBÉRICO
FEATURE FILM SPAIN / PORTUGAL
Dir, DoP. Joaquín Gutiérrez Acha
Prod. Wanda Films, Ukbar Filmes
A documentary about a unique type of forest, the “dehesa” of the Iberian Peninsula, a world in which to discover unique sensations.