The Itinerant Portuguese Language Film Festival - FESTin starts Friday at the Portuguese Cultural Center
Films from Portuguese-speaking countries, children's programming and a production workshop are the attractions of the Portuguese Language Film Festival - FESTin, which starts Friday at the Portuguese Cultural Center in the city of Praia, Cape Verde.
This "Portuguese film festival" runs until next Thursday and will show films from Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and São Tomé and Príncipe.
The first film to be shown is "Vendo ou Alugo", by Betse de Paula (Brazil).
On Saturday, the film "Acalanto" by Arturo Sáboia (Brazil / Mozambique) will be shown.
On the same day, children's programming presents "As aventuras do avião vermelho" by Frederico Pinto and José Maia (Brazil), "Acalanto" by Arturo Sáboia (Brazil / Mozambique) and "Humberto Delgado - Relâmpago no Ceu Azul" by José Jorge Letria and Jaime Serôdio (Portugal).
For Sunday, Nilton Medeiros' "Serviçais das Memórias à identidade" is scheduled to be exhibited.
The children's program includes "As aventuras do pequeno Colombo" by Rodrigo Gavo (Brazil), "Médico de Monstro" by Gustavo Teixeira (Brazil), "A Primeira Flauta" by Simon Brethé and Ricardo Poeira (Brazil), and "Irmãos Saudos", by Nicholas Paim and Clauder Marros (Brazil).
"Como surgiram as estrelas", by Renato Barbieri and Adriana Meirelles (Brazil), "O Fim da Fila" by William Côgo (Brazil), "Brinquedo Novo" by Rogério Boechat (Brazil) and "Iemanjá" by Renato Barbieri and Adriana Meirelles (Brazil), are also scheduled for that day.
On Monday, the film "Avô Crocodilo" by Francisco Rosas (Portugal / East Timor) will be shown and, for the younger ones, "Diário de Areia" by Isadora Morales Chaves and Sarah Carvalho Guedes.
Hamilton Trindade's "Sonho Longínquo do Equador" (Portugal / Guinea-Bissau) will be shown on Tuesday.
On that day, children's programming consists of "Em algum lugar" by Inês de Sá Frias and Leandro Martins (Portugal), "Órion" by Rodriane DL (Brazil), "Próxima" by Luiza Campos (Brazil) "Os Pestinhas e o ladrão de Brinquedos" by Nildo Essá and Lili - Halima Essá (Mozambique).
On Wednesday, "Kalunga" by Bernardo Gramaxo (Portugal / Angola) will be shown, and in the children's session "Minhocas" by Paolo Conti and Arthur Nunes (Brazil).