Edila Gaitonde was the first Portuguese woman to marry a Hindu Goan during the dictatorship. Her husband, Pundalik Gaitonde, was one of the main freedom fighters for Goa’s independence. Pianist, radio announcer, filmmaker, fighter – Edila witnessed the most important changes of the 20th century. She passed away in 2021 at the age of 100, but she left stories about a forgotten Goa and Portugal. Her accounts, photographs and dozens of unreleased super 8 films are the palette to tell her life story.
It is the first time that Cold Water / Água Fria will be presented in Turkey.
The Inn / Hospedaria has won another international award. This time, it was at the International Film Festival Prvi Kadar in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, as the winner of the GRAND PRIX "Tombstone Prince Pavle" for the best documentary film in the international selection "In Focus".
Geni, directed by Luís Vieira Campos, will be screened on November 24th, at 19h0 in Passos Manuel, as part of the Cinema Falado section.
To My Parents, a film directed by Melanie Pereira, will be featured in the international competition at the Astra Film Festival in Romania.