My film UMA RAPARIGA IMATERIAL / IMMATERIAL GIRL will premiere in the short film festival Curtas Vila do Conde. The same festival where I had my first film (when I was still in film school) 20 years ago. The film will be shown on July 14th (20:30) and 16th (14:30).
Theatre company Teatro Praga decided to do a dance performance choreographed by them. They’re doing their version of The Rite of Spring with the Symphonic Orchestra Metropolitana. I made videos for the performance and this teaser. 🎀 A SAGRAÇÃO DA PRIMAVERA will be performed at CCB in Lisbon (17 – 18 june) and Rivoli in Oporto (15 – 16 july).
The third episode of the documentary series AS COISAS EM VOLTA is directed by me and is dedicated to the Condom. We talk about the evolution of the condom, it’s use in controlling epidemics and that sex doesn’t have to be phallocentric. It will air Wednesday, January 26th on RTP2 at 23:05.
AS COISAS EM VOLTA: A VIDA MISTERIOSA DOS OBJETOS is a documentary series about the evolution of certain objects, and their social and political relevance. Directed by me and Joana Cunha Ferreira, and produced by Maria & Mayer. The first episode is about The Mirror and it will premiere January 12th on the national television channel RTP2.
My film PONTO MORTO will be screened at FILO-LISBOA 2021, an event about Philosophy and Creativity held at São Luiz Teatro Municipal. My film will be discussed with philosopher João Constâncio, that will probably talk about nihilism… I don’t know. 🤷🏻♂️ The screening and talk will be November 29th at 19:00 in São Luiz Teatro Municipal.
The quote above is from an episode of The Simpsons, it was my inspiration for the shots I made for the film CONTÁGIO. Production house C.R.I.M. invited 15 directors to do 3 shots for a collective film about the pandemic. The film is available for free at FILMIN.
Shooting the new tv documentary series AS COISAS EM VOLTA for portuguese television public channel RTP2. It’s a series about everyday objects, and their evolution and social impact. I’m directing half of the episodes, with Joana Cunha Ferreira who is directing the other half. Produced by Maria & Mayer, it will hopefully be premiering in spring 2021.
For those people who always want to know more, on this LINK you can find the program for the show I did with Cão Solteiro and Greg Wohead, HEADING AGAINST THE WALL, with original texts by Maria Sequeira Mendes, Nuno Fonseca and Pedro Faro (some in portuguese, others in english).
The show HEADING AGAINST THE WALL by Cão Solteiro & André Godinho in collaboration with Greg Wohead will premiere November 13 in two different versions, one is the physical version at LuxFrágil and the other is online with live streaming. See us on both sides like Chanel. This show is coproduced by Teatro do Bairro Alto and is part of the program of Alkantara Festival.
The tv documentary series ARMÁRIO, produced by Maria & Mayer, directed by me, and made with Joana Barrios, Joana Cunha Ferreira and Rita Rolex (among a lot of other wonderful people) won the Prize for Best Entertainment TV Program from SPA (the portuguese Authors Association).