Portuguese Animation Cinema in the spotlight at the Bergamo Film Meeting

Published at 12 February 2024

Gerações XY is the title of the section dedicated to animation cinema at the 42nd edition of the Bergamo Film Meeting.

Gerações X/Y is the name of the section dedicated to animated cinema at the Italian festival Bergamo Film Meeting, an overview of Portuguese animation trends through the eyes of some of the representatives of the new generations of animators (Generations X and Y).

In collaboration with the Agência da Curta Metragem, the Bergamo Film Meeting is highlighting 6 Portuguese directors who have won awards at the Cannes, Annecy, Clermont-Ferrand, Zagreb and Busan festivals and who have received significant distinctions such as the Annie Award and an Academy Award nomination. We're talking about Marta Monteiro, the duo Vasco Sá and David Doutel, Alexandra Ramires, Laura Gonçalves and João Gonzalez. Vasco Sá (1979) and David Doutel will be present at the Festival.

The films selected for this section are as follows:

Independent Mind, Marta Monteiro, Portugal, 2011, 10'31"
The Shoemaker, David Doutel and Vasco Sá, Spain / Portugal, 2011, 12 '02"
Three Weeks in December, Laura Gonçalves, Portugal, 2013, 6'14"
Soot, David Doutel and Vasco Sá, Portugal, 2014, 13'40"
Our Lady Of The Presentation, Laura Gonçalves, Portugal, 2015, 6'46"
Drop By Drop, Laura Gonçalves and Alexandra Ramires, Portugal, 2017, 9'44"
Sleepy, Marta Monteiro, Portugal, 2017, 10'13"
The Voyager, João Gonzalez, Portugal , 2017, 4'37"
Augur, David Doutel and Vasco Sá, Portugal, France, 2018, 15'16"
Nestor, João Gonzalez, Portugal, United Kingdom, 2019, 6 ′
Tie, Alexandra Ramires, Portugal, France, 2020, 11'39"
Garrano, David Doutel and Vasco Sá, Portugal, Lithuania, 2022, 14'08"
Ice Merchants, João Gonzalez, Portugal, France, United Kingdom, 2022, 14'33"
The Garbage Man, Laura Gonçalves, Portugal, 2022, 11'45"
Cold Soup, Marta Monteiro, Portugal, France, 2023, 9'51"

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