Falcão Nhaga | Portugal | 2022 | 30'
In collaboration with
Sat 25 March H 11:00
With Falcão Nhaga (director of Mistida); Leïla Kilani (director of Birdland); Adriano Valerio (director of Calcutta 8:40 AM); Gabriele Licchelli, Andrea Settembrini e Francesco Lorusso (directors of Go, Friend, Go); Cécile Khindria (co-director of N'en parlons plus); Christian Carmosino Mereu (director of Land of Upright People)
A mother from Guinea asks her son to help her take the shopping home. On the way through the streets of the outskirts of Lisbon, they speak about the past and the future and two visions of life in Portugal, which are now very distant from one another, are revealed, but the bond between them is strong and every generational barrier seems to dissolve.
Bia Gomes, Welket Bungué
Portugal Film, Portuguese Film Agency
Lisbon Theatre and Film School
Pedro Cabral, Falcão Nhaga
English, Portuguese, Italian
Short Film Grand Prize (IndieLisboa 2022), Award for Best Director and for Best Film (Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival 2022), Best National Essayat (Caminhos do Cinema Português 2022); Best film in AFRICAN SHORT FILMS Competition (FESCAAAL 2023)
Born in 2000 to a Cape Verdean mother and a Guinean father, this director has lived and grown up in the outskirts of Lisbon. Recently graduated from the Lisbon Theatre and Film School. Mistida won the Award for Best Director and for Best Film at the prestigious European Short Film Festival Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival in 2022, where had its world premiere.
2022 – Mistida, sf