The short film O Ruído do Mar (The Noise of the Sea), by Cape Verdean filmmaker Ana Fernandes, is one of the ten productions chosen by the American Academy of Filmmakers to vie for the Oscar in the respective category. On January 24, the names of the final three
The films selected for the Cinema Festival, which began October 13 on the island of Sal, have begun being screened. The world premier of Olá Vizinho (Hello Neighbor) by Cape Verdean-American filmmaker Claire Andrade-Watkins took place on Friday at the ASA Cinema
Cape Verdean cinema and cinematic works focusing on Cape Verde will be screened at the National Auditorium in Praia and in the outlying Praia neighborhoods of São Tomé and São Martinho between today, June 7, and Saturday, June 12.
Sonho de Liberdade (Dream of Freedom), a documentary by Júlio Silvão, will be screened at 6:30 pm Saturday and Sunday in the National Assembly auditorium in Praia. The film tells the story of the armed assault of the boat Pérola do Oceano in August of 1970.
Tarrafal: Memórias do Campo de Morte Lenta (Tarrafal: Memories of the Slow Death Camp), a documentary on the Tarrafal prison camp on the island of Santiago, will be screened tonight, April 23, at the main auditorium of the Culturgest Theater in Portuguese capital
The situation of the Cape Verdeans living in São Tomé and Príncipe is worrisome from various points of view, particularly from humanitarian, political and social standpoints. This is the perception of Leão Lopes, who on Friday debuted his documentary The last contract workers in Praia.
Grizzly Man, a documentary by German filmmaker Werner Herzog, will be screened Thursday, December 3, at theVoz di Povo club in the Casa da Imprensa (in Praia’s central Plateau region) at 9:00 pm. The film tells the story of the life and death of bear enthusiast Timothy Treadwell.
A esperança está onde menos se espera (Hope is found where it is least expected), the movie marking Portuguese filmmaker Joaquim Leitão’s return to the world of cinema, tells a love story of parents and children within a scenario of family degradation. With