DocLisboa Festival extension to Macau kicks off on Wednesday

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The inaugural session of the show presents “A Lily Yet to Bloom”, by Lei Cheok Mei, winner in the Local View Power section of the International Film Festival and Awards in Macau in 2018 and nominated for the Best Documentary prize in the Golden Harvest Awards for Outstanding Short Films in 2019.

On the same day, with the presence of the filmmakers, “Gradmas’ Dangerous Project” by Peeko Sio Nga Wong, winner of the Best Local Entry Award at the 2019 Sound & Image Festival and “The Lighthouse” by Jay Pui Weng Lei will be shown, distinguished with the Macau Cultural Identity Award, at the same festival, in the same year.

Until Saturday, the works Atsushi Kuwayama, Mário Veloso, José Filipe Costa, Sara CF de Gouveia, Nevena Desivojevic and Filipe Oliveira will pass by the auditorium Dr. Stanley Ho, at the Consulate General of Portugal in Macau and Hong Kong.

The closing is up to the documentary about “the legendary guitarist Xutos e Pontapés, as the greatest figure in Portuguese rock’n’roll”, by Diogo Varela Silva.

The extension of Doclisboa to Macau is an IPOR initiative, with the support of the Cultural Institute of the territory and the collaboration of APORDOC, with the objective of first providing the public with knowledge about the proposals and languages ​​that characterize contemporary documentary cinema in Portugal. and in Macao, thus putting into dialogue artistic expressions from these two contexts.

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