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Cinema in Portugal today

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The current Portuguese Government took a clear stand regarding culture and arts from day one: extinguishing the Ministry of Culture and appointing a Secretary of State reporting directly to the Prime Minister. And since then – and not innocently – culture and arts have been treated according to an economic vision subservient before markets and goals.


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Films for the event

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The “M” of Portuguese Cinema

Ó Marquês, Anda cá abaixo outra vez! (Orig.) / 2012 / Portugal / 60 min

"There are those who think about fleeing. A police car in the corner. An ambulance. My friends in the film industry ask what's going on. A woman runs across the street."

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O Acordeão

O Acordeão (Orig.) / 2010 / Portugal / 1 min

Synopsis: "João Viana, the crisis of cinema in one minute."

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News

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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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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