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Falcão Nhaga

An immigrant mother, hurting from a backache, calls for her son to help carry her groceries home. Along their way, they talk about the future through the past, revisiting all of their hardships and hopes.


FESTIVALS:

[2022] IndieLisboa - International Film Festival (Short Film Grand Prize) [Portugal]
[2022] La Cinef - Festival de Cannes Official Selection [France]
[2022] Curtas Vila do Conde - International Film Festival  (Award for Best Director in Take One! Competition, Award for Best Film in Take One! Competition)  [Portugal]
[2022] CineAvante! [Portugal]
[2022] Panorama Internacional Coisa de Cinema [Brazil]
[2022] Mostra de Cinema Negro de São Paulo [Brazil]
[2022] 4th China and Portuguese-speaking Countries Film Festival [Macao]
[2022] Entre Olhares [Portugal]
[2022] Caminhos do Cinema Português (Best National Essay) [Portugal]
[2022] Gijón International Film Festival - FICX [Spain]
[2022] The Blacker the Berry Project [Portugal]
[2022] GwangHwaMun International Short Film Festival [South Korea]
[2022] Poitiers Film Festival [France]
[2022] Mostra Nacional Jovens Criadores [Portugal]
[2023] Premiers Plans Film Festival [France]
[2023] Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival [France]
[2023] Shortcutz Ovar [Portugal]
[2023] Ciclo de Cinema Africano na FLUL [Portugal]
[2023] Prémios Curtas [Portugal]
[2023] FESCAAAL - African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival (Best African Short Film Award) [Italy]
[2023] Cine Geração | Geração80 [Angola]
[2023] Ciclo de Cinema Africano - FLUL [Portugal]
[2023] IndieLisboa - International Film Festival (5L Programme) [Portugal]
[2023] Festival de Cine Africano - FCAT [Spain]
[2023] (A)Mostra de Cinema Português [Portugal]
[2023] FICUNAM International Film Festival [Mexico]
[2023] Festival Zones Portuaires [France]
[2023] Mostra de Cinemas Africanos de São Paulo [Brazil]
[2023] Cineclube do Porto [Portugal]
[2023] Frames - Portuguese Film Festival [Sweden]
[2023] Family Film Project [Portugal]
[2023] Filmschoolfest Munich [Germany]
[2024] Cascade Festival of African Films [USA]
[2024] Festival Política [Portugal]

Fiction
2022, Portugal, 30’

Script: Pedro Cabral, Falcão Nhaga
Cinematography: Carolina Abreu
Sound: Diogo Albarran
Editing: Marta Lopes
Production: Mariana Morais / Lisbon Theatre and Film School (ESTC)
Cast: Bia Gomes, Welket Bungué

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