Scene from the film Ashore
Scene from the film Ashore
Scene from the film Ashore
Scene from the film Ashore
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Ashore portrays the life of a singular fisherman in an ancient riverfront community near Lisbon. Divided between the quiet solitude of the river and the family ties that wash him ashore, the film follows Albertino Lobo, as nature renews itself with each season cycle.

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Terra Franca, retrata a vida de um simples pescador numa antiga comunidade ribeirinha perto de Lisboa. Dividido entre a tranquilidade solitária do rio e a família que fica para trás durante as pescas, o filme segue Albertino Lobo, à medida que a natureza se renova a cada ciclo das estações.

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  • Original title
    Terra Franca
  • Direction
  • DOP
    Leonor Teles
  • Editing
    Luísa Homem, João Braz
  • Sound
    Rafael Gonçalves Cardoso and Bernardo Theriaga
  • Duration
    82 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Portugal
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Cinéma du Réel Int. Documentary FF 2018, FR
    • Play-Doc Int. Documentary FF 2018, ES
    • IsReal Sardinia FF 2018, IT
    • ACID Cannes 2018, FR | Zones Portuaires 2018, FR
    • Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018, UK
    • FIDADOC Int. Documentary Festival Agadir 2018, MA
    • Macao Int. Documentary FF 2018, MO
    • Black Canvas Festival de Cine Contemporáneo 2018, MX
    • Festival Regards sur le Travail 2018, BE
    • Zurich Film Festival 2018, CH
    • Les Rencontres Cinematographiques 2018, FR
    • Heb Film Festival 2018, UK
    • DocLisboa 2018, PT
    • Festival dei Popoli IDFF 2018, IT
    • Porto Post Doc 2018, PT
    • Cine Atlantico cinema portuguese 2018, PT
    • Festival international du film d'Amiens 2018, FR
    • Mar del Plata Int. FF 2018, AR
    • Escales Documentaires FF 2018, FR
    • Semana de Cine Portugues 2018, AR
    • Doc.Point Helsinki 2019, FI
    • Festival GRABA 2019, AR | SACO - Semana del Audiovisual Contemporáneo de Oviedo 2019, ES
    • Festival de Málaga 2019, ES
    • Crossing Europe FF 2019, AT
    • Jeonju Int. FF 2019, KR
    • EPA CINE 2019, AR
    • Beldocs 2019, RS
    • Isola Cinema IFF 2019, SI
  • Awards
    • The Scam International Award (Cinéma du Réel Int. Documentary FF 2018)
    • Special Mention (FIDADOC Int. Documentary Festival Agadir 2018)
    • Special Mention (Les Rencontres Cinematographiques 2018)
    • Schools Award - ETIC award (DocLisboa 2018)
    • Special Mention (Escales Documentaires FF 2018)
    • Prix de La Ville d’Amiens (Festival international du film d'Amiens 2018)
    • Young Critics Award (Mar del Plata Int. FF 2018)
    • Best Documentary Award (Festival de Málaga 2019) is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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