IndieLisboa with Portuguese winners
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The Portuguese films awarded at IndieLisboa are ‘A Minha Avó Trelotótó’, ‘Campo’, ‘Past Perfect’ and ‘The house, the real and the next, there is still to do’ announced the organization 16th edition.
The award for the best feature of the international competition, worth 15 thousand euros, was attributed to “De los nombres de las cabras”, a documentary by Silvia Navarro and Miguel G. Morales about a people native to the Canary Islands.
Jorge Jácome’s “Past Perfect” on melancholy is the best short film of the international competition, will receive a prize of 4,000 euros, after the premiere at the Berlin Film Festival.
In the Portuguese competition, the jury decided:
The best feature film was attributed ‘My grandmother trelotótó’, by Catarina Ruivo, received a prize of 7,500 euros, a film about the memories of her grandmother and the emptiness left when she died.
Best director in the amount of one thousand euros, went to Tiago Hespanha with the documentary ‘Campo’, shot at the Alcochete shooting range.
The best Portuguese short film worth 2,000 euros goes to ‘The house, the true and the next, still remains to be done’, by Sílvia das Fadas.
The “New talent” prize goes to Afonso Mota with “Poder fantasma”.
The “Novíssimos” award for André Ferreira with “These hands are mine”.
The ‘Tree of Life’ award for ‘Invisible Hero’ by Cristèle Alves Meira to be shown in Cannes later this month and the ‘IndieMusic’ award attributed to the documentary “Batida de Lisboa” by Rita Maia.
Affonso Uchô, won the Amnesty International award with ‘Seven years in May’.
The animation “Guaxuma” by Nara Normande won the ‘Schools’ award.
The final prize, the public prize, will be unveiled on Monday, as there are still projections of films today.
About 250 films were screened including a retrospective dedicated to actress Anna Karina, one of the symbols of the new wave of French cinema in the 1960s. IndieLisboa also featured more than 50 Portuguese films and a most recent Brazilian film.