Sal holds its first film festival 03 October 2010
This October the island of Sal will host the first edition of its own film festival.
The four-day event will take Sal’s film enthusiasts on a voyage through the universe of cinema with the participation of Cape Verdean producers and directors. The festival is an initiative of advertising agency V!VA !magens, which has joined forces with various partners to experiment with this bold attempt to being Sal into the world of the seventh art.
The festival will take place between October 14 and 17 in the cities of Espargos and Santa Maria. Admission in the improvised movie theaters will be free of charge.
The event will also be a major opportunity for Cape Verdean filmmakers, who will be able to participate in competitions in the categories of short and full-length fiction and documentary.
Alongside the festival will be workshops on cinema, scriptwriting and production.