As Gaivotas Cortam O Céu (Seagulls Cut Through The Sky)

Synopsis

Dense atmosphere of change and union strikes in Porto’s harbor. Clara, owner of a fishermen’s bar threatened by closure, finds in the arms of Raquel, waitress on cruise ships, the only shelter to express her fears and contradictions.

Original Title
AS GAIVOTAS CORTAM O CÉU
Director
Mariana Bártolo, Guillermo García López
Producer
Rodrigo Areias, BANDO À PARTE
Dominique Welinski, DW Production
Script
Mariana Bártolo, Guillermo García López
Photography
Marta Simões
Editing
Luís Costa
Sound
Luís Silveira, Vasco Carvalho
Assistant Director
Ricardo Freitas
Main Actors
Sandra Salomé, Constança Carvalho Homem, Maria Gil, Joaquim Castro, António Moreira, Ricardo Mateus
Original Language
Portuguese
Subtitles
Spanish, French, English

Film Statistics

  • 2833 Spectators
  • 24 Festival Selections
  • 28 Exhibitions
  • 3 Awards

Awards and Selections

05.2023
Directors’ Fortnight, France
07.2023
Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal
09.2023
Manaki Brothers International Cinematographers' Film Festival, Republic of Macedonia
10.2023
VISTACURTA - Festival de Curtas de Viseu, Portugal
PRIMEIRA VISTA Award
10.2023
Montpellier International Festival of Mediterranean Film, France
11.2023
Melbourne Queer Film Festival, Australia
11.2023
Caminhos do Cinema Português, Portugal
11.2023
PinkPanorama Festival, Switzerland
11.2023
Festival du film LGBT de Paris "Chéries Chéris", France
02.2024
Medina del Campo Film Festival, Spain
02.2024
ShortCutz Ovar - Fevereiro, Portugal
03.2024
Academia Portuguesa de Cinema - Gala de Prémios Sophia, Portugal
03.2024
REGARD - Saguenay International short film festival, Canada
04.2024
Porto Femme - Festival Internacional de Cinema, Portugal
XX Element Competition - Special Mention
05.2024
Leiria Film Fest, Portugal
Best Portuguese Fiction Short Film
06.2024
KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, India
07.2024
Rio LGBTQIA+ International Film Festival, Brazil
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Other Screenings

05.2023
Directors’ Fortnight
10.2023
VI Mar Film Festival
11.2023
Cineclube do Porto - Novembro
12.2023
ODMC - Cinema Ideal (Sessão Especial)
12.2023
ODMC - Cinemateca Portuguesa
02.2024
Ler Cinema - Paredes de Coura Fevereiro
02.2024
Shortcutz Guimarães - North Factory Screening
04.2024
Festa Cinema Italiano
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