Posts tagged ‘Lusophone Film Festival’
Screening movies from the Portuguese-speaking world:
– Alambamento (Angola, 2011, Mário Bastos)
– Arena (Portugal, 2009, João Salaviza)
– The Thorn of the Rose (Guinea-Bissau, 2013, Filipe Henriques)
The Lusophone Film Fest is an English-subtitled showcase of the diversity of film production in the eight Portuguese-speaking countries. Recognised with international awards at film festivals around the globe, the cinema from the Portuguese-speaking world is still mostly unknown to the general public. This 240 million people linguistic community is a thriving one, promoting over 80 film festivals and cinema awards every year, with movies mostly consumed in the respective countries.
The seventh edition of theLusophone Film Fest will feature two shorts and one feature-length film from the Portuguese-speaking world.
Started in March 2014 the festival presents documentaries, animations, shorts and feature films from the lusophone world.
– The Colour of Dreams, João Pina (Mozambique/Portugal, 2013, 14′)
– Acalanto, Arturo Sabóia (Brazil, 2013, 23′)
– Fatal Sin, Luís Diogo (Guinea-Bissau/Portugal, 2013, 90′)
More information at http://www.facebook.com/lusophonefilmfest
Lusophone Film Festival: Cinema from the Portuguese Speaking World, Mar. 29 2014 @ Goethe Institute.
Date: March 29, 2014
Venue: Goethe Institut
Time: 6-8.30 pm
Films to be Screened
– Isle of Flowers (Ilha das Flores) by Jorge Furtado (Brazil, 1989, 13min)
– North Atlantic by Bernardo Nascimento (Portugal, 2010, 15min)
– Virgin Margarida (Virgem Margarida) by Licinio Azevedo (Mozambique, 2012, 90min).
Posters, trailers and synopses for each film are posted at the Film Festival Facebook page