Movies & TV shows
Pedro is trying to join an exodus to another planet. Eva challenges him and forces him to come to terms with his purpose while he dwells in his dreams.
A Present Light
A sad man leaves his home on a rainy night to deliver a letter to someone who recently left him. He met a woman at a corner who warned him about the road. This is how I met Diana. A man falls from his...
Around Rocha’s Table
A key to decipher some of the unknown symbols and allusions contained in his films is provided by 'A Tvola de Rocha'.
A mysterious shadow unveiling a female figure walking naked towards us in the desert. In another sequence, the same woman speaks on the phone, talking about the end of the world. In a third moment, a ...
Ubi Sunt. Porto. Cartography of an imaginary place attracted by the margins (social and geographical) Hybrid and eclectic project, it is the outcome of a audiovisual research residency of humam and ur...
The Artificial Humors
Using a mix of Hollywood aesthetics with documentary strategies, the film follows a young indigenous girl from the Xingu National Park to São Paulo, where she falls in love with a robot that also happ...
Jorge de Sena was forced to leave his country. First he moved to Brazil, and later to the USA. He never returned to Portugal. During his 20-year-long exile, he kept an epistolary correspondence with S...
In a distant istmus, Penumbria was founded two hundred years ago. The shadows and cloudiness gave the city its name. The inhabitants decided to leave one day. This is the story of a place that is not ...
A Brief History of Princess X
A look at the history of “Princess X”, a futurist gilded phallus by Brâncusi, sculpted in bronze, which is in fact a bust of Napoleon’s great-niece, Marie Bonaparte.
A delirious sci-fi spoof on the Arabian Nights' 'Tale of the Hunchback' submerges us in a technological dystopia ruled by Dalaya.com, a mega-corporation that forces its employees to relax at company-r...
During the day, Constantino works as a keeper of flocks while at night he works as a keeper of a museum. He works because he has nowhere to live. At the end of the day, Aurora passes by him. She is br...
A scientist and artist who was persecuted by the Fascist regime in the 40ies is trying to finish a portrait of a woman. A young researcher is dreaming about a man. Is it the other way around?
Vila do Conde Extended
A boy from Vila do Conde recorded a love letter. His voice blends with music, archive images and stories from the past.
Freud und Friends
A headlong dive into the deepest, silliest recesses of Abrantes’s unconscious.
Ornament and Crime
I am the double of the shadow of my own image. An allegory that occupies my place. This is my act of contrition. Beyond good and evil, I stand as an equation: Its result cannot be manipulated By moral...
Here in Lisbon
Welcome to Lisbon: there are mermaids by the Tagus and birds flying over the old city; there are mad scientists and singing fish; lost tourist guides and lost tourists; fado and sad guitars. What a we...
Over El Cielo
Your past already is the projection of your future. However, it was never more than a light in the sky.
Old Wives’ Tales
"Wood was uninterruptedly burning in the home, of that centrifugal place whose actors still offered new worlds to the world born from the sweat of their brows and the clandestine sap of their dreams."...
Não São Favas, São Feijocas
Generational conflict within people who live for the countryside, in the countryside. The director and her grandmother.
There is a pocket-movie set in a piazza.
The Imperfect Cradle
Two childhood friends grew up and face strange feelings now. One of them tries to explore that feelings by words and their relationship becomes uncomfortable. When the words stay in silence they disco...
The films were made by several people. "The Three Disasters" by Godard, "Cinesapiens" by Pra and "Just in Time" by Greenaway are included.
A ghostly meeting with Luís de Camões, the one-eyed adventurer, widely considered Portugal’s greatest poet. Luís de Camões is considered Portugal’s national poet, an equivalent to England’s Shakespea...
To the Wolf of Madragoa
An effervescent painterly film tribute – replete with driving organ soundtrack – to 18th-century poet and satirist António Lobo de Carvalho, otherwise known as The Wolf of Madragoa.
Inspired by popular cult, O COVEIRO is part light part darkness, a bedtime story and almost a nightmare. A child is born and his parents die of fright just to see him. André Gil Mata revisits the trad...
What the ocean bringeth, the ocean taketh away
Estrada de Palha
This is the story of a man who after living over ten years isolated away from his country, returns to avenge His brother's death. Inspired by the writings of David Henry Thoreau, he is translating 'Ci...
The story of a vigilante friar, zealous caretaker of goodness and order who, after suffering unrequited love for an engaged woman, becomes a terrifying villain in a quiet town.
Caught in time, a trio of prehistoric characters lives around a dolmen. One of them, who is hyperactive, tries to stir his mates emotions with inventions and works of art. A strange object made out of...
Based on the installation Santa Paz Domestica, Domesticada by Ana Vieira (1977) and excerpts from the September 22nd, 1956 issue of the magazine O Cruzeiro.
Crime Abyss Blue Physical Remorse
Crime Blue Abyss Physical Remorse is inspired by the life and works of Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso. This controversial 20th century painter defied the world avant-garde of his time: “I don’t follow school...
A man builds a boat in a lake.
The Invisible Collection
A story about art and educated men, and how their art and culture reveal themselves useless in the face of the harsh realities of the 20th century life.
Deep in the Douro river there is a legend about the ghost of a dead bride, who haunts the area. Regardless, a couple of lovers goes to an abandoned house near the river, where they are attacked by the...