Joana Mariani with ‘All Songs of Love’, won the FESTin
The director Joana Mariani was the winner of the 10th edition of the Itinerant Portuguese Language Film Festival with the film ‘All the Songs of Love’.
FESTin announced at a ceremony at Cinema São Jorge in Lisbon, the work of Joana Mariani was chosen by a jury composed of Margarida Leitão, Bernardo Vilhena and Lauro Moreira.
The award for Best Director was attributed to Aly Muritiba with ‘Rust’, the award for Best Actor to Daniel Oliveira in ‘To Your Eyes’ and Best Actress to Tifanny Dopke in ‘Rust’.
The film ‘Ferrugem’ by Aly Muritiba also won the Critics’ Jury Prize, composed by Duarte Mata, Rui Alves de Sousa and Samuel Andrade, awarding an Honorable Mention to the film ‘Boni Bonita’ by Daniel Barosa.
Already the favourite of the public was the film ‘Unicorn’ according to the organization.
The following awards were also awarded:
Best Documentary to ‘Lusófonas’, by Carolina Paiva;
Honourable Mention for Documentary the ‘Beginning of the End’, by Francisco Júnior Gonçalves;
Best Documentary Popular Jury to ‘The Little Writer’, by Júlio Silva;
Best Short Film the ‘Journey of Icaro’, by Kaco Olimpio and Larissa Fernandes;
Honourable Mention of Short Film to ‘Grito’, by Luiz Cassol.
Best Short Film Jury for ‘Mambo’ by Nuno Barreto;
Festinha Award for Best Children’s Film to ‘A Zeropeia’, by Rodrigo Guimarães.
Fram exhibited 45 films, most of which were from Brazilian production, The FESTin festival, with only Portuguese-language films exhibited in several rooms in Lisbon and had more than 200 guests and 40,000 spectators.