Água Mole (Drop By Drop)

Synopsis

The last habitants of a village refuse to let themselves sink into oblivion. In a world where the idea of progress appears to be above all, this home floats.

Original Title
ÁGUA MOLE
Director
Alexandra Ramires (Xá), Laura Gonçalves
Producer
Rodrigo Areias, Bando à Parte
Script
Alexandra Ramires (Xá), Carolina Freitas, Laura Gonçalves
Editing
Alexandra Ramires (Xá), Laura Gonçalves
Music
Nico Tricot, Ricardo Santos Rocha
Sound
Pedro Ribeiro, Pedro Marinho
Animation
Cátia Vidinhas, Inês Teixeira, Pedro de Almeida, Laura Gonçalves, Alexandra Ramires (Xá)
Voz Off
Conceição Esteves, Horácia Alves, Fernando Escaleira, Diamantino
Animation Technique
Computer animation 2D, Engraving, Digital Paiting
Original Language
Portuguese
Subtitles
Spanish, French, English

Film Statistics

  • 28218 Spectators
  • 165 Festival Selections
  • 235 Exhibitions
  • 19 Awards

Festivals Selections (in competition)

05.2020
European Union Short Film Festival, Canada
01.2020
Vilnius International Short Film Festival, Lithuania
11.2019
Anilogue - International Animation Film Festival, Hungary
11.2019
Agência 20 anos - Porto/Post/Doc, Portugal
11.2019
International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima, Poland
11.2019
International Canlandiranlar Film Festival , Turkey
10.2019
Cinema Urbana - Mostra de Filmes de Arquitetura de Brasília, Brazil
08.2019
Strano Film Festival, Italy
Best Film of Strano Film Festival
08.2019
Turku Animated Film Festival, Finland
06.2019
Festival Côté Court - Pantin, France
04.2019
Animocje - International Animated Film Festival Bydgoszcz, Poland
03.2019
DocuDays - Beirut International Documentary Festival, Ukraine
03.2019
NonStop Barcelona Animation Film Festival, Spain
03.2019
Frames Portuguese Film Festival, Sweden
Honourable Mention
02.2019
International Animation Film Festival of Catalonia, ANIMAC, Spain
02.2019
DOCfeed - Documentary Festival Eindhoven, Netherlands
12.2018
Rising of Lusitana - Animadoc Film Festival, United Kingdom
11.2018
Ajyal Youth Film Festival, Qatar
11.2018
Riga International Film Festival 2ANNAS, Latvia
11.2018
Short Film Festival Sequence, France
11.2018
Kobane International Film Festival, Syria
11.2018
PANORAMA Internacional Coisa de Cinema, Brazil
Best Short From The Jury Of The International Competition
11.2018
City of Soria - International Short Film Festival, Spain
11.2018
Brixton Reel Film Festival, United Kingdom
11.2018
Arras Film Festival, France
11.2018
PLANOS - Festival Internacional de Curtas-Metragens de Tomar, Portugal
11.2018
St. Louis International Film Festival, USA
10.2018
Valladolid International Film Festival, Spain
10.2018
Animage International Film Animation Festival of Pernambuco, Brazil
10.2018
KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival, Netherlands
10.2018
IndieCork Film Festival, Ireland
09.2018
SeSIFF - Seoul International Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival, Korea
09.2018
San Francisco Green Film Festival, USA
09.2018
Shorts Mexico - International Short Film Festival, Mexico
07.2018
Countryside Animafest Cyprus, Cyprus
Special Mention
07.2018
Macao International Documentary Film Festival, Macau
07.2018
Shortcutz Figueira da Foz, Portugal
06.2018
Shortcutz Ovar - Junho, Portugal
06.2018
Cinema Jove International Film Festival, Spain
06.2018
Melbourne International Animation Festival, Australia
06.2018
FEST International Youth Film Festival Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
Grand Prize - Best Portuguese Short Film
05.2018
Porto Femme - Festival Internacional de Cinema, Portugal
Special Mention
05.2018
Festival de Cine y Televisión Reino de León, Spain
05.2018
Festival Rulfiano de las Artes, Mexico
05.2018
Festival Primavera do Cine, Spain
Public Award for the best animation short film
04.2018
Internationales Trickfilm Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart, Germany
04.2018
Filmfest Dresden - International Short Film Festival, Germany
04.2018
Festibérico Festival de Cinema Português e Espanhol, Netherlands
04.2018
Córtex - Festival de Curtas Metragens de Sintra, Portugal
04.2018
Ismailia International Film Festival for Documentaries and Shorts, Egypt
04.2018
Festival de Cinema Luso-Brasileiro de Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
Public Award
04.2018
Go Short International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, Netherlands
04.2018
Cap Spartel Film Festival, Morocco
04.2018
San Francisco International Film Festival, USA
03.2018
Shortcutz - Faro, Portugal
03.2018
SACO - Semana del Audiovisual Contemporáneo de Oviedo, Spain
03.2018
Academia Portuguesa de Cinema - Gala de Prémios Sophia, Portugal
03.2018
International Animation Short Film Festival of Roanne, France
03.2018
International Film Festival in Guadalajara, Mexico
03.2018
Monstra Lisboa Animated Film Festival, Portugal
International Competition: Best Portuguese Short Film, Portuguese Competition: Honour Mention
02.2018
Shortcutz Covilhã, Portugal
01.2018
Premiers Plans, Festival d'Angers, France
12.2017
Piccolo Festival of Animazione - Udine, Italy
12.2017
Femina - International Women's Film Festival, Brazil
12.2017
Sound & Image Challenge International Film Festival, Macau
12.2017
Shortcutz Lisboa, Portugal
12.2017
Animateka International Animated Film Festival, Slovenia
12.2017
London International Animation Festival, United Kingdom
12.2017
Festival Internacional de Curtas de Verin, Spain
11.2017
Caminhos do Cinema Português, Portugal
Grand Prize
11.2017
Porto Post Doc: Film & Media Festival, Portugal
11.2017
Animated Dreams Animation Film Festival, Estonia
11.2017
Cinanima - International Animated Film Festival of Espinho, Portugal
António Gaio Award, Honour mention
11.2017
FIKE International Short Film Festival, Portugal
Honour Mention - Best Documentary
10.2017
Casa da Animação - Prémio Nacional da Animação, Portugal
10.2017
Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, USA
10.2017
Bucheon International Animation Festival, Korea
10.2017
Curt'Arruda - Festival de Cinema de Arruda dos Vinhos, Portugal
Best Rural Short Film
10.2017
CineEco - Festival Internacional de Cinema Ecológico da Serra da Estrela, Portugal
10.2017
Nice Short Film Festival, France
10.2017
Chicago International Film Festival, USA
Second Place to Animated Short Film - Gold Plaque
10.2017
Animatou - International Animation Film Festival, Switzerland
Special Mention DOCANIM
10.2017
Heart of Gold International Film Festival, Australia
10.2017
International Meeting of Animation, 3D and Video Games in Segovia, Spain
09.2017
VISTACURTA - Short Film Festival of Viseu, Portugal
Best Short Film
09.2017
Encounters Bristol International Film Festival, United Kingdom
09.2017
International Film Festival Message to Man, Russia
09.2017
Quebec City Film Festival, Canada
09.2017
Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
09.2017
Animanima International Animation Festival, Serbia
Special Jury Award
08.2017
Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia
07.2017
Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal
05.2017
Directors’ Fortnight, France
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Other Screenings

08.2020
Cinema de animação ao ar livre
04.2020
My Darling Quarantine Short Film Festival
03.2020
Short Films For Long Days
01.2020
Vilnius International Short Film Festival
01.2020
Aniversário Monstra - Lisboa
12.2019
FlIP - V Mostra de Cinema de Animação de Amarante
11.2019
Agência 20 anos - Cinanima
10.2019
Ciclo de Cinema - Cidades e Culturas Urbanas
10.2019
Agência 20 anos - Close-Up Famalicão
10.2019
FOLIO - Festival Literário Internacional de Óbidos
10.2019
Bilbao Arte
09.2019
Festival Internacional de Cinema Ambiental da Serra Catarinense
08.2019
Turku Animated Film Festival
07.2019
Festival de Cinema Europeu Mirada
06.2019
Society for Animation Studies
06.2019
Animafest - World Festival of Animated Films Zagreb - Agência 20 years
05.2019
Dispers`Arte
05.2019
Mostra “La Unión Europea en Corto-metrajes Unidos en la Diversidad”
05.2019
CineEco - Ecozine Session
05.2019
International Printmaking Exposition in Gallery Ratamo
04.2019
Cine-Poesia - Realizar:Poesia
04.2019
Mostra de Cinema - DESOBEDOC
03.2019
Leiria Film Fest
01.2019
Extensão Monstra - Arras
01.2019
Cinemateca Portuguesa :Image per Image: Bando à Parte Animations
01.2019
Extensão MONSTRA - Animus
12.2018
O Dia Mais Curto - Etiópia
12.2018
O Dia Mais Curto - Xangai
12.2018
O Dia Mais Curto - Chile
12.2018
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Há Filmes na Baixa!
12.2018
SHORT FILM DAY - Selina Hostel Porto
10.2018
Extensão de Premiados MONSTRA - Portalegre
10.2018
Casa das Artes Famalicão - Outubro
09.2018
Cinema Insuflável - Vila Nova de Gaia
09.2018
Cinema Insuflável - Matosinhos
07.2018
Aigra Cultura
07.2018
Drama.pt
06.2018
Monstra - Vigo
06.2018
Extensão de Premiados MONSTRA - Lisboa
05.2018
Mostra - Município de Lagoa
03.2018
Mostra - Portimão
12.2017
O DIA MAIS CURTO - Cinemateca Portuguesa
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - Fnac Almada
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - Fnac Amadora
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - FNAC Cascais
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - Fnac Chiado
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - FNAC Coimbra
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - FNAC Faro
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - Fnac Fórum Algarve
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - FNAC Guimarães
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - Fnac Leiria
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - Fnac Madeira
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - Fnac Oeiras
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - Fnac Vasco da Gama
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - Fnac Viseu
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - Trancoso
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - MiratecArts
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - Setúbal
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - Shortcutz Vila Real
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - Cineclube Aurélio da Paz dos Reis
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - Cineclube Espalhafitas em Abrantes
12.2017
SHORT FILM DAY - Cineclube de Guimarães
11.2017
Quinzena Portuguesa - Luxemburgo
10.2017
Creative Macau
10.2017
Aprender em Festa - Viseu
09.2017
Mostra - Universidade de Toronto
08.2017
Extensão Curtas Vila do Conde - Casa da Animação
07.2017
Directors Fortnight - Brussels
06.2017
Directors Fortnight - Paris
06.2017
Directors Fortnight - Marseille
2020
Monstra e o Mundo
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