Portugal Film organizes a cinema showcase in Macao [06/06/2016]

On June 11th, as part of celebrations of the month of Portugal, Camões and the Portuguese Communities in Macao and Hong Kong, Cinematheque Passion in Macau shows a display of Portuguese cinema with a total of nine films.

The three-day program starts off with a short film session that includes Batrachian's Ballad, a film by Leonor Telles which won Berlinale's Golden Bear and the Firebird Award for best short film at Hong Kong International Film Festival. The session also includes The Revolution Hunter, by Margarida Rêgo, Driving Lesson, by André Santos and Marco Leão, Farewell, by Tiago Rosa-Rosso, and Tow Truck Driver, by Jorge Cramez. Also on the first day of the show, the evening program is reserved for the feature film The Wolf's Lair, by Catarina Mourão, winner of the Audience Award for best feature film at IndieLisboa Festival in 2015.

Sunday's afternoon session will present Gypsophila, Margarida Leitão's winner of the Best Film at Transcinema Festival Film, in Peru. It will be followed by a debate on film production in Portugal and its visibility in the world, with Margarida Moz, director of Portugal Film. André's Eyes, a docufiction by António Borges Correia, and the winner of the best Portuguese feature film award at IndieLisboa Film Festival 2015 is the choice for the evening session.

The showcase ends on Monday, June 13th, with the screening of  the collective film Here, in Lisbon, directed by Denis Côté, Dominga Sotomayor, Gabriel Abrantes, and Marie Losier and produced by IndieLisboa to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

The afternoon sessions start at 4.30pm and the evening ones at 8pm and they are all free entrance.