110 min | Drama
The film tells a story of Mariana, a nurse who leaves Lisbon to accompany an immigrant worker in a comatose sleep on his trip home to Cape Verde. The devoted Portuguese nurse took a journey only to find herself lost in abstract drama.
Director: Pedro Costa | Stars: Inês de Medeiros, Isaach De Bankolé, Edith Scob, Pedro Hestnes
Not Rated | 156 min | Drama
With the destruction of Fontainhas nearly complete, the old man Ventura wanders around a bleak housing project and the ruins of the slums, meeting with his kids and old friends.
Director: Pedro Costa | Stars: Ventura, Vanda Duarte, Beatriz Duarte, Gustavo Sumpta
110 min | Musical
It has always been a firm conviction of the family that any woman who sings, will die. Now, while a girl is in France she becomes an international star. She realises that sooner rather than... See full summary »
Director: Flora Gomes | Stars: Fatou N'Diaye, Jean-Christophe Dollé, Ângelo Torres, Bia Gomes
77 min | Drama, Sport
Life has moved too fast for Mane. at the age of 50 he watches the slow sacrifice of his ideals. His wife, Lucy, has locked him in to a daily routine. His work in a small commercial shop and... See full summary »
Director: Fernando Vendrell | Stars: Carlos Germano, Betina Lopes, Paulo Miranda, Manuel Estevão
90 min | Drama
A traditional fairy tale of Cape Verde.
Directors: Fonseca Soares, Alexis Tsafas | Stars: Laura Branco, Elisabete Gonçalves, Gabriela Mendes, Fonseca Soares
64 min | Documentary
What remains of the 1940s and 1950s collective memory of Mindelo's two cinemas, and the two amateur groups who produced three 8mm films out of their love for cinema.
Director: Daniel Blaufuks
5 min | Animation, Short
Near: an illustration of how travel can open our mind further than the actual distance journeyed. Quiet, mundane contemplation turns into a trip to the opposite end of the earth. A surreal ... See full summary »
Director: John W. Lane