Curtas Vila do Conde is one of the special guests of (S8) Mostra de Cinema Periférico, which takes place between May 31 and June 3, in La Coruna, Spain. This festival shows every year, a group of films that challenge the dominant conventions, proposing new paradigms for the cinema of the future.
In this edition, Curtas Vila do Conde is honored for its 20 years through the screening of four short films that were a direct result of commissions from the festival: "Untitled", by João Onofre, "Strokkur," João Salaviza; "Beacon "by Christoph Girardet and Matthias Müller, and" Remains", by Sandro Aguilar.
On June 1, Nuno Rodrigues (Curtas Vila do Conde director) will also attend a roundtable, part of the initiative "From white cube to black box", which aims to consider the passage of the cinema from the theatre to the museum .
On Wednesday, 2nd of May, Curtas Vila do Conde moves to Lisbon, for the Presentation Party of our next edition, at Musicbox.
This party, which takes place during IndieLisboa, will have music and animation with the DJs Nuno Lopes, Sérgio Gomes and Miguel Dias.
Curtas Vila do Conde has worked with Portuguese Short-Film Agency and the the Rencontres du moyen métrage de Brive, France, as curators of a Portuguese retrospective programme entitled “Jeune Cinema Portugais” to be screened in the next edition of the Festival, which takes place from 10 to 15 April. This Festival is the only one in Europe dedicated to medium lenght film.
The Portuguese programme is composed by several films, most of them screened and awarded at Curtas Vila do Conde: CANÇÃO DE AMOR E SAÚDE, by João Nicolau; UM DIA FRIO, by Cláudia Varejão; A CASA ESQUECIDA, by Teresa Garcia; ANGST, by Graça Canstanheira; ACORDAR, by Tiago Guedes & Frederico Serra; 31 by Miguel Gomes; ENTRETANTO by Miguel Gomes; RESPIRAR DEBAIXO D'ÁGUA by António Ferreira; and NUVEM, by Basil da Cunha; and VOODOO, by Sandro Aguilar.
+info at Festival’s site.