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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...





“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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