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Pedro Neves



Pedro Neves was born in Leiria in 1977. He graduated in Communication Science, did a post graduate course in Documentary (2002) and a masters in Culture and Communications, specialising in Documentary, where he wrote a dissertation about the documentation of the April Revolutionary years, in Porto University. He is a free-lance journalist since 1999. He collaborates with the Expresso newspaper, where he has and does develop various reports for the paper edition and several short film documentaries for the multimedia site. In 2007 he attended a course on documentary direction in the International School of Cinema and Television in San António de Los Banõs, in Cuba.

Gazing at the sea
In the Barber's
Poverty in Porto
Red Desert
The Forgotten
Cold Water


Cold Water

Água Fria (Orig.) / 2012 / Portugal / 14 min

At the ritual celebrations of Saint Bartholomew of the Sea, disillusionment helps the feet enter the cold water. It's like a whisper, indifferent to the distorted music that echoes round the beach. Disillusionment makes these people beg to heaven what they cannot achieve on earth. How many are the dreams they dare not dream?





“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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