More than a photograph of an event, Isabel Medeiros’ Enlighten works as an evocation. It embraces the overwhelming fact that transformation and degradation are inescapable natural processes.
Not a skateboard story, but a skateboard-inspired film: Cul-de-Sac urges characters and viewers to contemplate life, whatever that entails.
Portuguese filmmaker Jorge Jácome crafts something fresh and innovative in the beautifully restrained Shrooms.
Ary Zara’s intimate, beguiling portrait of a trans sex worker takes trans* storytelling in new directions.
Rita Barbossa presents a woman in need for real connection and underlines the right to embrace the pleasures of life without shame.
The aspirations of LGBTQIA+ youth is at the centre of Tracing Utopia as much as the generation gap between millennials and GenZ is.
Hotel Royal is a complete work of fiction that draws heavily from the conditions of its creation, namely the COVID-19 pandemic.
Portuguese filmmaker Diogo Costa Amarante’s follow-up to his Golden Bear-winning 2016 short Small Town with a more straightforward celebration of the power of friendship.
Two Falangists have come to disturb the domestic evening rituals of Paz and her family. Pedro Peralta’s talent celebrates the dignity of his fearless protagonist.