SHORT FILMS SELECTED BY GUEST OF HONOR, REGINA PESSOA

SALT FRAGMENTS

portf—lio de trabalhos – Animais Avpl

Portuguese, 2000, 7’38”, Color, Portuguese

This is a film in sand animation born from the poetry of Al Berto. In a lonely journey seeking the identity and the meeting of the Other, Al Bertos´s “Eternal Voyager” discovers, through the primordial elements confrontation, the gift to create and talk to the world.

INTERSTICE

Portuguese, 2001, 6’, Color, Non-Dialogue 

Director: Marina Estela Graça

Experimental animation. 

 

THREE WEEKS IN DECEMBER

Portuguese, 2013, 6’13”, Color, Portuguese

Director: Laura Gonçalves

The film is an experimental animated short in the form of an animated diary about Laura’s  Christmas vacations in Portugal, using the sound recordings and sketches made at that time.

OUR LADY OF THE PRESENTATION

Portuguese, 2015, 6’,Color, Portuguese   

Director: Daniela Duarte,  Abi Feijó, Laura Gonçalves, Alice Guimarães

A rescued poem, written by the neorealist Álvaro Feijó in 1940, brings it back to the days that imitate it.

SLEEPY

Portuguese, 2017, 10’13”, B&W, Portuguese  

Director: Marta Monteiro 

Based on the Tchekhov short tale.

She’s tired, very, very tired, but she is constantly harassed by the cries of the baby that she’s taking care of, along with the endless demands of her masters.

DROP BY DROP

Portuguese, 2017, 9’15”, B&W, Portuguese 

Director: Alexandra Ramires (Xá) and Laura Gonçalves

‘Drop by Drop’ is an exquisite combination of hand-drawn animation and audio documentary to form a record of the last inhabitants of a dying village as they ponder the ultimate fate of their home and the legacy they leave.

AMÉLIA and DUARTE

Portuguese, 2014, 8’30’’, Portuguese 

Director: Mónica Santos and Alice Eça Guimarães 

In this story we are guided through the relationship of Amélia and Duarte, two people that felt out of love and are trying to cope with the feelings that come after a relationship has ended.