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Filipa Reis



Filipa REIS (1977) and João MILLER GUERRA (1974) live and work together in Lisbon, Portugal. They directed the documentaries "Fora da Vida" (Best Portuguese Short Film IndieLisboa 2015), "Bela Vista" (Best International Short Film FIDOCS 2013 and Honorable Mention MiradasDoc 2013), "Cama de Gato" (Best Portuguese Short Film IndieLisboa 2012 and Revelation Prize at Luso-Brazilian Film Festival Santa Maria da Feira 2012), "Orquestra Geração", "Nada Fazi" (Best Portuguese Film Fantasporto 2012 and Audience Award Cortex Short Film Festival Sintra 2012) and "Li Ké Terra" ( Best Portuguese Feature Film DocLisboa 2010 and Special Jury Mention MiradasDoc 2011 ). Their films were presented at international festivals such as Cinéma du Réel, IDFA, DokLeipzig, Bordocs, ForumdocBH, Festival dei Popoli, Olhar de Cinema, Janela Internacional de Cinema do Recife, FIDBA, Dok.Fest, Molodist, Parnu, and others. Their first feature fiction film is currently in post-production. Together they have the film production company, Uma Pedra No Sapato, responsible for films such as, "Balada de um Batraquio", by Leonor Teles, who won the Golden Bear for Best Short Film at Berlin International Film Festival in 2016.

2015 Fora da Vida, Documentary, 35 ', Portugal
2014 Indespensável Treino da Vagueza, Documentary, 31 ', Portugal
2013 Fragmentos De Uma Observação Participativa, Documentary, 32 ', Portugal
2012 Bela Vista, Documentary, 30 ', Portugal
2012 Cama de Gato, Fiction, Documentary, 57 ', Portugal
2011 Nada Fazi, Documentary, 20 ', Portugal
2011 Orquestra Geração, Documentary, 63 ', Portugal
2010 Li Ké Terra, Documentary, 65 ', Portugal

Djon Africa, Feature Fiction Film, in post-production


Generation Orchestra

Orquestra Geracao (Orig.) / 2011 / Portugal / 63 min

Generation Orchestra is a portrait of the impact of an initiative by the same name students from the Miguel Torga School, in Amadora.



Li Ké Terra

Li Ké Terra (Orig.) / 2010 / Portugal / 65 min

The story of Miguel Moreira and Ruben Furtado, two Cape Verdean immigrant descendants who live in Portugal but have no legal documents...



The Indispensable Practice of Vagueness

O Indispensável Treino da Vagueza (Orig.) / 2014 / Portugal / 45 min

“To come to a new through things that are not exactly new.” Manuel Castro Caldas





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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