Four EA films selected for national and international festivals

Friday, June 16, 2023 - 16:55

There is already a long list of films by students and alumni of the School of Arts that have been included in the programming of national and international film festivals. More recently, four films produced by Jorge Duarte, first year student of the Master in Cinema, Francisca Dores, second year student of the Master in Cinema, Diogo Pinto, alumnus of the Degree in Sound and Image, and Leonor Faria Henriques, alumnus of the Degree in Sound and Image, were selected for competition.

The selected films are:

- "A Lagartixa Cor de Laranja" (Jorge Duarte) and "How to be a candid woman" (Francisca Dores) will be in competition at "FEST - FESTIVAL NEW REALIZERS" - taking place in Espinho, from June 19 to 26, 2023;

- "A Ânsia" (Diogo Pinto) will be in competition at "CORTI A SUD", in Polla, Salerno, Italy, from June 25 to 26, 2023, and at "FESTIVAL ANGAELICA" in Pasadena, USA, from August 3 to 13, 2023;

- "Rua do Caneiro" (Leonor Faria Henriques) will be in competition at the "NEW YORK PORTUGUESE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL" - to be held in New York, United States of America, on June 29, 2023.

A Lagartixa Cor de Laranja
Animation, 4:13
Direction: Jorge Duarte
Synopsis: This is the story of an orange lizard. Although he was not very different, this lizard was excluded by his kind because of his color. Abandoned in a thunderstorm night, the lizard finds shelter in a strange frog, in which it creates an unlikely friendship.


How to be a candid woman
Experimental, 5:16
Direction: Francisca Dores
Synopsis: Criticism of the representation and education of women, over the years, through cinema and the media.

how to be a candid woman

A Ânsia
Fiction, 16:00
Direction: Diogo Pinto
Synopsis: The arrival of Andreia unsettles Ana and João's relationship and awakens dormant desires.

eagerness poster

Rua do Caneiro
Animation, 3:30
Directed by: Leonor Faria Henriques
Synopsis: The Caneiro is a forgotten street. But more than that it is a magical place of celebration and community. It is a memory kept in the hearts of its inhabitants that is eternalized in this animated love letter to a grandfather.

street poster


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