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"Night Without Distance" at Toronto and NY

18 August 2015
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The short film "Night Without Distance" by Lois Patiño, filmed in Portugal and produced by Curtas Vila do Conde, will be presented in North American premiere at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival following then to the Film Festival New York.

After the premiere at Curtas Vila do Conde and the screening at the prestigious Locarno Film Festival, "Night Without Distance", by the Galician director Lois Patiño", will be presented in North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The short film is part of the "Wavelengths" section, an avant-garde showcase, which will also feature the three volumes of "The Arabian Nights" by Miguel Gomes.

The film will follow then to the Film Festival of New York, which takes place between September 25 and October 11.

Filmed on the border between Portugal and Galicia, "Night Without Distance" addresses the stories of the region, including the role that smuggling had on the development of both countries. The film, in negative, counted with the participation of some inhabitants of the region that also were smugglers in youth.

"Night Without Distance" is one of the films produced by Curtas Metragens CRL, the entity responsible for Curtas Vila do Conde - International Film Festival.