Friday 29 | 22 :00 pm| Cinema São Jorge | Sala Manoel de Oliveira
Portuguese Competition – Prémio SPAutores – Vasco Granja |100’ (VO, LEG. EN)
A fighter pilot crashes in the middle of the ocean. Against all odds the plane strand on the surface. The pilot’s longing for rescue finally ends through a strange ritual.
Moulla, a well-know Peshmerga, has everything going for him – he can choose any woman to marry, provided that she is of the same ethnicity, same tribe and the union is approved by the tribe’s patriarch. His religion dictates that he can have a whole harem to himself, but the thought of having to marry a woman doesn’t really appeal to him.
A character fighting against the loss of identity whose journey is continuously influenced by the fear of the unknown and closeness to death.
From a primordial tree, in a primordial land, the primordial Being is born. Involved by a hostile world, this virtuous being in all its animal fullness is metamorphosing into an intelligent force, destined to subject the bestiality.
We witness the breaking point of an individual. Borders dissolve, the inside manifests itself.
BECAUSE THIS IS MY CRAFT
“Because This Is My Craft” is a film about the vortex of time. It’s also about childhood and how it marks us for life. It’s a film that speaks of the relationship a son has with his father. And of the many words never spoken because they’re written in one’s heart.
DON’T FEED THESE ANIMALS
Guilherme Afonso, Miguel Madaíl de Freitas
Once upon a time there was a lobotomised bunny who had bipolar personality disorder, triggered by his huge appetite for carrots. One day the bunny brings a carrot to life by accident but also creates something evil. Now both carrot and bunny must join forces, so that together they may end this threat.
Débora Rodrigues, Joana Flauzino, Vanessa Santos
On a balcony, a man smokes nervously. When he comes back inside, an unknown woman provokes him, bringing him on an introspective journey. Despite of his insecurity, the man lets himself be carried by this woman and be brought to his true self.
David Doutel, Vasco Sá
A harsh winter freezes the surface of a river, close to a house where two cousins live. Immersed in the cold wind that rises that day, the rudeness of their relationship grows, reaching its limit.
BETWEEN THE SHADOWS
Mónica Santos, Alice Guimarães
Natália, trapped in a tedious job, engages in a search for a stolen heart. In a world where hearts can be deposited in a bank, the protagonist faces a dilemma: give her heart or keep it to herself.