date festival


European student films

Programme 2


Falcão Nhaga
2022 - Portugal - 30mn

Screenings : wednesday 25 - 4:45 pm - Centre de congrès - Auditorium - presented and followed by a debate with the directors thursday 26 - 9:45 am - Centre de congrès - Amphi Jardin
An immigrant mother, with back ache, asks her son to help her carry the shopping back home. On the way they talk about the future through the past, revisiting all their difficulties and their hopes.
Falcão Nhaga
Born in 2000 to a Cape Verdean mother and a Guinean father, Falcão Nhaga lived and grew up in the suburbs of Lisbon. He has just graduated from the Lisbon School of Drama and Film.

Cast : Bia Gomes, Welket Bungué
Screenplay : Pedro Cabral, Falcão Nhaga
Cinematography : Carolina Abreu
Sound : Diogo Albarran
Editing : Marta Lopes

Production : Lisbon Theatre and Film School (ESTC)

ESTC - Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema
João Milagre
Subdirector do Departamento de Cinema
Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema
Av. Marquês de Pombal, 22 B
2700-571 Amadora
+ 351 21 498 94 00

ESCT (created in 1998) is the inheritor and reconfiguration of the National Conservatory (created in 1836), a prestigious public institution dedicated to artistic education and pioneer in teaching filmmaking in Portugal. The school counted among its founders and teachers, directors and other professionals from the Portuguese New Wave. Its syllabus has 6 key areas in the film industry – scripting, production, direction, image, editing and sound.