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andre mata

André Gil Mata



Born in 1978. Studied Mathematics. Worked in photography and theatre. Founded the Photography and Cinema Laboratory Átomo47. He is one of the members of “Bando à Parte”. WATER ARK is his first film as a director. He finished in 2012 his master degree in film direction at ESTC and his currently starting his PhD at Film.Factory (Sarajevo).


Captivity (Cativeiro) - 2012
House (Casa) - 2010
Water Ark (Arca D'Agua) - 2009



Cativeiro (Orig.) / 2012 / Portugal / 63 min

To be captive is to be confined, both in space and in time. The captive one is not only and necessarily a prisoner, but becomes an inherent part of that space, his identity being continually projected on it. The captivity space itself is in turn not inert; it is rather characterized by whomever it contains, it is shaped by that experience.



Unique films at FAMUFEST

Unique films at FAMUFEST

The 33rd edition of FAMUFEST, a competition display of films made by students of Prague’s FAMU, will be held on November 23 to 27 at Prague’s Letná District. Like in the past year, it will take place at Bio Oko, plus at the new venues of Studio Hrdinů and Café Jedna.

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- 22.11.2016 -

Cosmopolitan DOK Leipzig

Cosmopolitan DOK Leipzig

Each edition of this festival is great; and even if it may seem impossible, even better than the past one.

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- 7.11.2016 -

20th Jihlava IDFF is worth visiting

20th Jihlava IDFF is worth visiting

From October 25 to 30, the 20th edition of the largest celebration of documentary film in Central and Eastern Europe is held in Jihlava, Czech Republic. Until November 6, the festival continues online at DAFilms.com.

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- 24.10.2016 -

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