Sérgio da Costa was born in 1984 in Switzerland, where he lives. He studied cinema in the Haute École d'Art et de Design in Genève, between 2005 and 2010.
2009 Entretien avec Almiro Vilar da Costa
2010 Snack-Bar Aquário
2012 Aux bains de la reine (co-directed with Maya Kosa)
Snack-Bar Aquário (Orig.) / 2011 / Portugal, Switzerland / 38 min
Portrait of a Portuguese bar whose boundary is a road in a little village. Through a succession of everyday scenes, a community appears, which is unified by the fact that there they feel “at home”. Its protagonists eat, drink, discuss, watch tv... they all spend time there, waiting for something.
Aux bains de la reine (Orig.) / 2012 / Switzerland / 37 min
Elsa returns to her homeland, Caldas da Rainha, in Portugal to meet her mother. Through this little adventure, we discover the city and the mysterious activities of its inhabitants, as well as elements of Elsa's family history. A crossed impressionist portrait is woven, temporalities become confused, and dreams mingle with reality.