PARIS HOMAGES PORTUGUESE CINEMA

16/03/2017
"L'EUROPE AUTOUR DE L'EUROPE - Festival de films européens de Paris" with focus on Portuguese cinema until April 16th.

The 12th edition of "L`EUROPE AUTOUR DE L`EUROPE - Festival de films européens de Paris" is focusing on Portuguese cinema until April 16th.

The L`EUROPE AUTOUR DE L`EUROPE program to homage Portuguese cinema includes films by Manoel de Oliveira, João César Monteiro, Miguel Gomes, Sérgio Tréfaut, Teresa Villaverde, Maria de Medeiros e João Pedro Plácido.

Competing for the Prix Présent, in the documentary category there are two Portuguese films SÃO JORGE, by Marco Martins, and  TALVEZ DESERTO TALVEZ UNIVERSO, by Miguel Seabra Lopes e Karen Akerman.

Manoel de Oliveira’s work will be featuring in the Tributes to the Masters section with the films ANIKI BOBÓ, O ESTRANHO CASO DE ANGÉLICA, SINGULARIDADES DE UMA RAPARIGA LOIRA, CRISTÓVÃO COLOMBO - O ENIGMA, O GEBO E A SOMBRA, VISITA OU MEMÓRIAS E CONFISSÕES and VELHO DO RESTELO.

The list of films featuring at the Portuguese Cinema Homage includes the trilogy AS MIL E UMA NOITES, by Miguel Gomes, RECORDAÇÕES DA CASA AMARELA and A COMÉDIA DE DEUS, both by João César Monteiro, CAPITÃES DE ABRIL, by Maria de Medeiros, TRÊS IRMÃOS, by Teresa Villaverde and VIAGEM A PORTUGAL, by Sérgio Tréfaut.

VOLTAR À TERRA, by João Pedro Plácido, will be screened at the Théma section, which focuses on migration issues.