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Nathalie Mansoux



Born in Paris in 1974. Finished her master in Ethnology at the University of Paris X - Nanterre in 1999. After an academic year in Lisbon, she has moved there permanently in 2001. Since then, she has worked as director and directing assistant. She also translates and subtitles films for the Portuguese Cinematheque – the Museum of Cinema and Portuguese Festivals.

DEPORTADO. Portugal / France, 67’, 2008–2012.
PALAVRAS CRUZADAS. Portugal, 10‘, 2010.
MUJERES Y CONSTRUCCION. Portugal / Spain, 48‘, 2009.
VIA DE ACESSO. Portugal / France, 82‘, 2005–2008.
MÉMOIRES. Portugal, 7‘, 2005.
DE PASO POR JUCHITAN. France, 26‘, 2000–2001.



Deportado (Orig.) / 2012 / Portugal / 66 min

The forced repatriation of Azorean migrants from the US has resulted in tragic consequences for the deportees and their families. Leaving the islands at a young age, and raised in the US, they remember little of the Azores upon their return. Separated from loved ones and barely speaking Portuguese, their struggle leaves them disconsolate. Lost in faraway memories, the deportees come to abide in an open sky prison of abandoned hopes.





“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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- 14.12.2016 -

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