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Portuguese short-films at Locarno

22 July 2013
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Several Portuguese short films were selected for the next Festival of Locarno. All of them had première at the 21st Curtas Vila do Conde. The Locarno Film Festival is one of the most prestigious film festivals and takes place from 7 to 17 August in the Swiss town of Locarno.

In the competitive section Pardi di Domani, dedicated to short films, was selected "Versailles" by Carlos Conceição. For the section out of competition were selected "Mahjong", by João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra da Mata - a production of Estaleiro - and "O Corpo de Afonso", by João Pedro Rodrigues. Still in short films, Basil da Cunha will be jury in the section Pardi di Domani.

Still in the representation of Portuguese cinema, it can be see the last feature film (posthumous) by Paulo Rocha, "Se eu Fosse Ladrão... Roubava", along with a tribute to the director, with the screening of the classics "Verdes Anos" and "Mudar de Vida". Finally, Joaquim Pinto will present "E Agora? Lembra-me" at the Festival international competition.

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