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31 March, 4 pm | Open Lecture Masterclass with the film Director Pedro Neves

1 year ago

On March 31st at 4 pm, on A3 room, will take place an open class with the Director Pedro Neves.

Pedro Neves was born in Leiria in 1977. He is a documentary filmmaker. He studied in Porto, where he completed a postgraduate degree and a master's degree in Culture and Communication, Documentary variant, with a dissertation on documentary from the years of the April Revolution. In 2007 he attended a documentary course at the International School of Film and Television in San António de los Baños, Cuba. In 2008 he founded the production company Red Desert Films. He won nine awards with the films he directed. They were shown on RTP, Canal PLus France, channel Plus Afrique or TVCine and entered the competition in more than 40 national and international festivals, such as Clermont-Ferrand, Guadalajara, Doclisboa, Documenta Madrid, Curtas Vila do Conde, Festival de Curtas de São Paulo , Porto Post Doc, Thessaloniki Festival, CPH:DOX, among others. From his filmography, the documentaries “Looking at the Sea” (89', 2007), “En la Barberia” (6', 2007), “Os Esquecidos” (63', 2009), “Disencounters” (39 ', 2010), “Água Fria” (14', 2011), “A Raposa da Deserta” (85', 2014) and “Hospedaria” (20', 2014). In 2014 he finished the documentary “Above das Nossas Oportunidades” (43 ’), integrated in the Troika Project and, with Boaventura Sousa Santos, directed the short film “Conversas do Mundo”. In 2015 he produced and directed the film “Bairrismos” (61’). In 2016, he directed the short documentary “A Praia” and the feature film “Tarrafal”, premiered at Porto Post Doc and with International Premiere at CPH:DOX, in Denmark. In 2018, he produced the feature film Bostofrio, by Paulo carneiro, which premiered at Indie Lisboa, and directed the short documentary Náufragos, at the invitation of the Vila do Conde Festival, where it was World Premiere.