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Graça Castanheira

Portugal

Biography

Graça Castanheira was born in Angola in 1962 and she is a documentary director. She graduated in 1989 at the Cinema School in Lisbon, where she is currently a teacher of Documentary Cinema and Direction. She was awarded at DocLisboa with an honorable mention to the film “Logo Existo”. She is part of the group that founded Apordoc – The Portuguese Documentary Association.

Filmography:

2012 A RUA DA ESTRADA (A ROAD AS A STREET), Portugal, 2012, DOC, HD, Colour, 24'21''

2010 ANGST, Portugal, 2010, DOC, Betacam SP, Colour, 55'
2010 MARIA DE LOURDES PINTASILGO, DOC, Colour, 50'
2008 A CATEDRAL, DOC, Colour, 50'
2007 FERNANDO LOPEZ GRAÇA, DOC, Colour, 56'
2006 LOGO EXISTO, DOC, Colour, 52'
2006 LAURA, DOC, Colour, 48'
2001 OUTUBRO, DOC, Colour, 62'
1999 DOIS MUNDOS, DOC, Colour, 52'
1997 CÉU ABERTO, DOC, Colour, 58’

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A Road As A Street

A Rua Da Estrada (Orig.) / 2012 / Portugal / 24 min

“A Rua da Estrada” travels around Portuguese roads, with its very peculiar landscapes – a seismograph of passing time. Voiced by geographer Alvaro Domingues, the film shows us a trip around Portugal as it is.

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