A journey through the memories of Sonja André, an adventurer from the 20th century who lives in a shelter she built herself on the island of Motu Maeva. Without following a specific route, her images bring back major events and small anecdotes while chronicling her life between the 1950s and 1970s.Read More »
Arthouse2021-2030Maureen FazendeiroMiguel GomesPortugal
In sun-soaked Portugal, Crista, Carloto, and João live in rural peace during the COVID lockdown. They pass their time in a spacious farmhouse where the dog days of summer are filled with dancing, chores, disturbed sleep patterns, flirtations, and building a backyard butterfly house.Read More »
Maureen Fazendeiro2021-2030ArthouseExperimentalMiguel GomesPortugal
Follows Crista, Carloto and João who are building an airy greenhouse for butterflies in the garden and share household routines, but they are not the only ones.
A COVID-era vacation story told in reverse, starting with Day 22 and working itself back to Day 1. The proposition is a bit gimmicky, but I found the results moving and fun, one of my favorites of the year.Read More »