The cinema exhibition, promoted by the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) in the city of Rio de Janeiro, starts today with the short films ‘Nyo Vweta Nafta’, by Ico Costa, ‘Farpões, baldios’, by Marta Mateus, ‘Balada de um batráquio’, and ends with Pedro Costa’s award-winning feature film, ‘Vitalina Varela‘, a film that is among the 93 films included in the official list of candidates for nomination for the Oscar for Best International Film.
Throughout this month, films such as ‘O corcunda’, by Gabriel Abrantes and Ben Rivers, ‘Ascensão’, by Pedro Peralta, ‘Redenção‘, by Miguel Gomes, ‘Ramiro‘, by Manuel Mozos, ‘Colo‘ will also be shown. by Teresa Villaverde, ‘O estranho caso de Angélica’ and ‘O Velho do Restelo‘, by Manoel de Oliveira, ‘Fantasia Lusitana’, by João Canijo, ‘A Portuguesa‘, by Rita Azevedo Gomes, ‘O ornitólogo‘, by João Pedro Rodrigues, and ‘E agora? Lembra-me‘, by Joaquim Pinto.
Also part of the exhibition ‘Fordlandia Malaise‘, by Susana de Sousa Dias, ‘Cartas da guerra‘, by Ivo Ferreira, ‘Understory‘, by Margarida Cardoso, ‘Como Fernando Pessoa salvou Portugal‘, by Eugene Green, ‘O mar enrola na areia‘, by Catarina Mourão, ‘Volta à terra’, by João Pedro Plácido, ‘É na terra, não é na lua‘, by Gonçalo Tocha, ‘A vida invisível‘, by Vítor Gonçalves and ‘Tabu‘, by Miguel Gomes .
‘John From‘, written by João Nicolau, ‘A Fábrica de nada‘, by Pedro Pinho, ‘A Árvore‘, by André Gil Mata and ‘Eldorado XXI’, by Salomé Lamas, complete the presentation ‘De Portugal para o mundo’.
The cinematic event will repeat the exhibition of some of the feature films and short films throughout the month of February and March 1st.