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January 24th | monday | 19:00 | São Brás Cineteatro Original Title: Wadjda; Produced by: Haifaa Al-Mansour; Storyline: Haifaa Al-Mansour; Photography: Lutz Reitemeier; Music: Max Richter; Editing: Andreas Wodraschke; Artistic direction: Tarik Saeed; Production: Thomas Molt; Interpreters: Reem Abdullah, Waad Mohammed, Abdullrahman Al Gohani; PO: Saudi Arabia, Germany; Fly; Synopsis: Wadjda is 10 years old and lives in a suburb of Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Although she lives in a conservative world, Wadjda likes to have fun, is an entrepreneur and is always testing the limits of what she can do without being punished. When Wadjda sees a beautiful green bike for sale, she decides to try and get the money herself so she can race with her friend Abdullah. But Wadjda’s mother fears the repercussions of a society that sees bicycles as dangerous to a girl’s virtue. Still Films Festivals and Awards: BAFTA | Nomination for Best Foreign Film Dubai Festival | Muhr Arab Award, Best Actress & Best Film Durban Festival | Best First Movie Friborg Festival | Audience Award Guild of German Art House Cinema | League award Los Angeles Film Festival | Audience Award Los Angeles Film Festival | Best International Film Palm Springs […]

4th session of commented cinema NATIONAL CINEMA PLAN On January 26, 2022, at 6:00 pm, at the IPDJ Auditorium, in Faro, the PNC organizes the 4th session of commented cinema, in partnership with the Cineclube de Faro and the Center for Research in Arts and Communication (CIAC – UAlg). In this session, the film Os Maias, by João Botelho, will be screened, followed by the presentation of the pedagogical dossier on the film, by its author, Professor Ana Isabel Soares (CIAC – UAlg). This initiative aims to promote the experience of watching films in a movie theater with the school community, as well as disseminating the PNC pedagogical dossiers, and is intended for students, teachers and the general public. The session will be filmed by a team from CIAC – UAlg, for later dissemination to other educational communities. Registration is open for teachers and/or secondary school students/classes and/or the general public. Admission is free, but registration is required here: https://pnc.gov.pt/…/4a-sessao-comentada-pnc-inscricoes… The PNC is promoted by the Directorate-General for Education, the Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual (ICA) and the Cinemateca Portuguesa-Museu do Cinema.

January 24th | monday | 19:00 | São Brás Cineteatro Original Title: Crna macka, beli macor; Accomplishment: Emir Kusturica; Storyline: Gordan Mihic; Photography: Thierry Arbogast; Music: Vojislav Aralica, Nele Karajlic, Dejan Sparavalo; Mounting: Svetolik Zajc; Artistic direction: Radoslav Mihajlovic; Production: Karl Baumgartner; Interpreters: Bajram Severdzan, Srdan Todorovic, Branka Katic, Florijan Ajdini, Ljubica Adzovic, Zabit Memedov, Sabri Sulejmani, Jasar Destani, Stojan Sotirov, Predrag Pepi Lakovic, Predrag Miki Manojlovic; P.O.: Yugoslavia, France, Germany, Austria, Greece; V.O.: ro, sr, bg; Synopsis: A group of gypsies live by the river Danube. Matko is a little crook who lives with his 17-year-old son, Zare. After a deal goes wrong, he is indebted to gangster Dadan, godfather of the community. Dadan has a sister, Ladybird, for whom he desperately wants to find a husband. The solution is then to marry the two: Zare and Ladybird. But neither seems to be very interested in the wedding: Zare is in love with Ida and Ladybird is waiting for the man of her dreams. Midas Films Festivals and Awards: Venice Festival 1998 | Best Director Cannes Festival 2021 | Cannes Classic Guild of German Art House Org.: Cinemalua – Cultural Association and Municipality of São Brás de Alportel Supported […]