Scene from the film Li Ké Terra

Li Ké Terra

  • Portugal
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The story of Miguel Moreira and Ruben Furtado, two Cape Verdean immigrant descendants who live in Portugal but have no legal documents. They are torn between the desire to be a full Portuguese citizen and the obstacles they find in their day to day. Proud of being who they are they keep on dreaming of their future reflecting their wishes for a better life. Above all, Michael and Ruben lead us to one question: What kind of identity has a stateless person?

Miguel Moreira e Ruben Furtado são descendentes de imigrantes cabo verdianos que vivem em Portugal sem documentação. Os dois jovem vivem divididos entre a vontade e direito de ser português e os obstáculos do dia a dia. Orgulhosos deles mesmo, continuam a sonhar com o futuro e a desejar uma vida melhor. Acima de tudo, eles põe a questão: Qual é a identidade de quem não tem pátria?


  • Original title
    Li Ké Terra
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Filipa Reis
  • DOP
    João Pedro Plácido
  • Editing
    Filipa Reis, João Miller Guerra, Nuno Baptista
  • Sound
    Ruben Costa
  • Duration
    65 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Portugal
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
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