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João Vladimiro



JOÃO VLADIMIRO graduated from Fine Arts School in Graphic Design in 2005. Since 2000 he is an active member of Circolando (physical theatre company) working as an actor, creator, designer and film director in performances such as Caixa Insólita, Rabecas, Giroflé, Charanga, Cavaterra and Quarto Interior. In 2006 he attended a course in documentary film direction devised by Ateliers Varan at Calouste Gulbenkian Foudation. In 2006 he directed the film PÉ NA TERRA (Best Portuguese Short Film Award-­‐IndieLisboa Film Festival). In that same year he directed the documentary JARDIM. In 2012, he directed LACRAU, which won best Portuguese feature film and the prize Tree of Life at Indielisboa 2013. He is currently working on the post-­‐production of the film A LÃ E A NEVE.

PÉ NA TERRA (short) (2006)
JARDIM (2008)
LACRAU (2013)
A LÃ E A NEVE (2014)



Lacrau (Orig.) / 2013 / Portugal / 92 min

The viper is deaf and the scorpion can't see, so it is and so shall be, the same way the countryside is peaceful and the city bustling and the human being impossible to satisfy. Lacrau demands the return 'to the curve where man got lost' in a journey from the city towards nature...



Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

With this daring motto, playfully ironic visual design and primarily interesting film selection, Visegrad Film Festival presented its programme in Cork, Ireland. How was it, where does it go and why is it actually held in Ireland?

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- 26.9.2016 -

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

The interest in all things Asian is growing faster than capital markets in the global world. That goes for documentary films as well. The contemporary production of Asian documentary filmmakers is regularly presented by Taiwan International Documentary Festival.

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- 12.9.2016 -

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

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- 8.8.2016 -

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