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Portuguese shorts awarded in Monstra

21 March 2018
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Short films distributed by Agência da Curta Metragem won five awards in Monstra – Animation Film Festival of Lisbon, revealed the organisation during the Closing Ceremony, held in Cinema S. Jorge, Lisbon. 

The film “A Sonolenta”, by Marta Monteiro, received the SPA/Vasco Granja Award for Best Portuguese Film. In the same category, "Água Mole", by Laura Gonçalves and Alexandra Ramires (Xá), received an honorable mention. This short-film also won the Award for the Best Portuguese Short-film.

“Das Gavetas Nascem Sons”, by Victor Hugo, was selected the Best Experimental Short-film, and "Surpresa", by Paulo Patrício, received the Audience Award for the Best Film in National Competition.

"Uma Manhã na Feira", produced by Curtas Metragens CRL and directed by students of ESMAD – Escola Superior de Media, Artes e Design and from the 12th grade of Escola Secundária José Régio, under the orientation of Laura Gonçalves and Alexandra Ramires (Xá), conquered the award for Best Portuguese Shorty. 

Two of the winning shorts, – “Supresa” and “Água Mole” – can be found in an interactive format in the collective exhibition of Animar 13, at Solar – Galeria de Arte Cinemática, until May 19.