Portugal Tag Archive

Diana Antunes Unlocks the Past Through the Memory Infused Spaces We Inhabit in Dance Short ‘Desabitar’

Art & Fashion

4th June, 2020

Her first production in a socially distanced world Diana Antunes reveals how she overcame the challenge of creating dance film 'Desabitar' at arm's length.

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A Soldier Runs the Gauntlet of a Futuristic War in Augusto De Fraga’s Apocalyptic Love Story ‘Hear From You’

Music

28th January, 2020

Beset on all sides a soldier doggedly battles through the dangers of a futuristic war to be reunited with his love in Augusto Fraga's 'Hear From You'.

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Take a Trip into the Psyche of the Rave Scene in João Retorta’s Euphoric Exploration of Escapism ‘Prayer’

Music

22nd March, 2019

Director João Retorta provides a euphoric exploration of our endless quest for escapism & release in rave scene 'non-documentary' music video 'Prayer'.

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A Crazy Creature Laboratory Breaks Into Chaos in Nebula Studios’ ‘Don’t Feed These Animals’

Animation

30th January, 2019

DN speaks with animators Guilherme Afonso & Miguel Madaíl de Freitas about mixing the drab and joyful to create anarchic short 'Don't Feed These Animals'.

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Into Music

Asides, Documentary

8th January, 2019

Edgar Ferreira unveils the jigsaw of elements which coalesce into perfection on stage in his impressive one-shot tour of the Gulbenkian Orchestra.

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Juliette

Animation, Asides

27th April, 2018

Portuguese Director Lora D’Addazio takes us on a dark and twisted car ride in erotic (NSFW) animated horror short 'Juliette'.

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Relive the Birth & Death of the Ayia Napa UK Garage Scene in João Retorta’s ‘Sun, Sea and UKG’

Documentary, Music

22nd February, 2018

João Retorta talks to DN about his documentary charting of the rise and fall of the late 90s UK Garage scene in the Cyprus resort town of Ayia Napa.

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João Retorta Crafts a Late Night Love Letter to Lisbon in ‘Uma Da Manhã (01 AM)’

Documentary

11th January, 2018

Lisbon born, London based director João Retorta discusses the creation of his docu-fiction ode to his hometown, 'Uma Da Manhã (01 AM)'.

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