Terra Franca

JUEVES 23 | CINEMEX REFORMA-CASA DE ARTE | 14:00 HRS. | 82 MIN.

SÁBADO 25 | CINEMEX REFORMA-CASA DE ARTE | 13:30 HRS. | 82 MIN.

Terra Franca

Portugal | 2018 | DCP | Color | 82 min | Leonor Teles

Director: Leonor Teles
Script: Leonor Teles
Producer: Filipa Reis, João Miller Guerra
Cinematography: Leonor Teles
Sound: Rafael Gonçalves Cardoso, Bernardo Theriaga
Edition: Luísa Homem, João Braz
Cast: Albertino Lobo
Production Company: Uma Pedra No Sapato

Synopsis
Ashore portrays the life of a singular fisherman in an ancient riverfront community near Lisbon. Divided between the quiet solitude of the river and the family ties that wash him ashore, the film follows Albertino Lobo, as nature renews itself with each season cycle.

Leonor Teles
Leonor Teles was born in Vila Franca de Xira (Portugal, 1992). She graduated from Lisbon National Film School (2013) in Cinematography and Directing, and has a Master’s Degree in Audiovisual and Multimedia (2015). Rhoma Acans (2013), her school film, was selected and awarded at several international film festivals. Batrachian’s Ballad, her first film, won the Golden Bear for Best Short Film at the Berlinale 2016. Other awards include Firebird Award for Best Short Film at Hong Kong IFF 2016, Best International Short Film at Belo Horizonte ISFF 2016, Cervantes Award for Most Innovative Short Film at MedFilm Festival 2016. Currently, Leonor works in film and as a cinematographer for television and advertising.

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