12-13 NOV | PASSOS MANUEL
BLOOD OF MY BLOOD (2011)
NOV 12 | 16H00 | PASSOS MANUEL
It is a film about unconditional love, the love of a mother for her daughter, the love of an aunt for her nephew. And how they are willing to sacrifice everything to save them ... Marcia is a single mother of two, works as a cook and shares her home in a city neighborhood with her sister Ivete, shopping center hairdresser. One day, Claudia, the daughter, who is studying nursing and works as a cashier in a supermarket, tells the mother she fell in love with an older, married man. When Marcia meets him, she perceives a very serious threat hanging over her family. Joca, the son, is a small dealer in the neighborhood until he decides to strike a blow to his dealer, but he is caught and his aunt Ivete has to sacrifice herself to save him.
É O AMOR (2013)
NOV 12 | 22H00 | PASSOS MANUEL
In Caxinas the relationship between the woman and the fisherman is founded on a vital trust, a mutual and total dependence for family survival. Because the woman trusts and depends on the fisherman to make a living, and the fisherman trusts and depends on the woman to govern life. In this film we follow a group of Caxinas’ women in their day-to-day, in the daily work and family. With the help of an actress who becomes one of the Caxinas’ women.
PORTUGAL À VOLTA (2015) by João Canijo and Anabela Moreira
NOV 13 | 16H00 | PASSOS MANUEL
A journey that begins in the far north of Portugal and, on lands of Tras-os-Montes and Alto Douro, visits a dozen villages and places. The houses, cafes, streets, and the people who still live there. It is the portrait of the daily lives of some of these people, less and less, more and more elderly. And alone. People who take their lifes, one day at a time.
JOÃO CANIJO (BIO)
Was assistant director to Manoel de Oliveira, Wenders, Tanner and Schroeter. He has directed more than 7 feature films and three documentaries that have had a regular presence in the most important international film festivals - Cannes, Venice, Toronto. Blood of my Blood received the Prize of the International Critics in San Sebastian and the Grand Jury Prize in Miami and was featured in over sixty festivals worldwide. He is finishing his next feature film Fatima - Paths of the Soul.