Shorts Program 3.

Eden.

Directed by Ana Pio.

In 1974, at a Portuguese Catholic seminary, a boy learns to speak up against what he feels is unjust in a society based on censorship

.Em 1974 num Seminário Católico Português, um rapaz aprende a expressar o que pensa numa sociedade baseada em censura.

Duration : 15 Mins.

 

Moon Magic.

Directed by Carol Burger.

The animation depicts a symbolic journey through life.

A animação retrata simbolicamente a jornada de uma vida.

Duration : 9 Minutes.

 

 

NATION DOWN 

Director : Joaquim Barreto.

Duration: 15 Mins.

Synopsis : On a strange world locked in a dystopian nightmare, an oppressive regime is met with riots and rebellion. Desperate to suppress chaos, the king triggers a perverse manipulative scheme before risking his dominance in a warped bid for companionship.

Num mundo estranho, fechado num pesadelo distópico, um regime opressivo lida com motins e rebeliões. Desesperados para suprimir o caos, o rei despoleta um plano perverso e manipulador evitando arriscar o seu poder nesta tentativa desesperada.

 

TRAVELS OF A SENTIENT BEING

Director : Pedro Melo

Duration :  16 Mins

Synopsis : Confused and astonished, a man awakens to an inhospitable and desolate place.

Confuso e espantado, um homem desperta num lugar inóspito e desolado.

 

FRAGMENTS OF LAURA

Director : Valentina Nisi

Duration : 14 Mins

Synopsis : Fragments of Laura is the fictional tale of Laura Silva, an adventurous Madeiran girl who discovers the many secrets of Madeira’s natural heritage.

 

SCULPTING THE BODY

Director :  Samuel Meyler

Duration :  24 Mins.

Synopsis : This documentary is an introduction into physical theatre – it follows a group of students and explains their process in a theatre that emphasises the body over the dramatic text.