She managed to save from the fire a stack of photographs and a diary with handwritten phrases. These words and faces are the only traces left by the man she once knew and loved. Crossing mountains and roads, she tries to retrace his steps.
Russa returns to Bairro do Aleixo in Porto, visiting her sister and friends with whom she celebrates her son’s birthday. In this brief reunion, Russa returns to the collective memory of her neighbourhood where three of the five towers still remain standing.
Varziela, Vila do Conde, the biggest Chinatown in Portugal. A man wearing a hat and a missing woman. A high-heeled shoe, a blond wig and a Chinese dress. The confrontation between the East Wind and the Red Dragon; the cardinal points switched as in an ultimate Mahjong game.
This is a wandering film through lake Walden’s frozen banks in Concord, New England, town where Henry David Thoreau and Nathaniel Hawthorne look at each other in silence, under the snow in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
China walks towards the Martim Moniz district, in Lisbon. When she passes the children scream: "China, China!". China is going to fly. To escape far away at dawn. She just wants to be happy. But China driinks her own poison. She drinks it all. Sometimes the air seems loaded with evil and the purgatory is a kindergarden.
The word “panchão” was first heard in Macao. From the Chinese “pan-tcheong” or “pau-tcheong”, dictionaries define it as a Macanese regionalism also known as “China cracker” or “Chinese rocket”. Who inhabits the ancient Iec Long Firecracker Factory?
Extraction: The Raft of the Medusa is a meditation on humanity’s massive redesign of the planet and a dystopic pamphlet on the anthropocene.
How would it look like, the body of Dom Afonso Henriques, first king of Portugal, tutelary figure, subject to successive mythifications throughout Portuguese history?
Karlon, born in Pedreira dos Húngaros (a slum in the outskirts of Lisbon) and a pioneer of Cape Verdean creole rap, runs away from the housing project to which he had been relocated.
Daughter of two worlds, the one that the English parents left behind and the Portuguese land of her upbringing that still calls her a foreigner, Ruby moves between the borders of both, without belonging to either.
When Lord von Ketten sets off to battle, staying away for eleven long years, his newly married wife carves out a life for herself—reading, singing, dancing, swimming, and riding in the forest.
A video essay and an opaque meditation on the self-proclaimed and officially unrecognized independent state of Transnistria...
Denying his duty and in order to escape a crucial process of becoming a shaman, Ihjãc runs away to the city. Far from his people and culture, he faces the reality of being an indigenous in contemporary Brazil.
Through found archival material, the film seeks to establish a map of the social monitoring of police abuse, while following the journey of two prowlers through the night. One of them will surely be arrested.
Work for one day observes the daily routine at an official daylabourers’ office in Berlin. A magnifying lens of modern day working society, in a documentary chamber play.
What could a former prisoner of the Stasi tell us about the state of civil rights in modern democracies? He gives his testimony from his old cell.
Portrayed in black and white photography, this observational documentary poetically depicts the twilight days of a village and its people by the dreamlike Inland Sea.
Based on remains of Argentine films that were never completed, The Endless Film is a parallel history of cinema.
An action film simulating a documentary about filmmakers who exploit poverty for commercial purposes.
The life of Pedro Manrique Figueroa, a pioneer of collage in Colombia...
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