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NY Portuguese Short Film Festival - June 2
Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 7:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
NY Portuguese Short Film Festival - June 1 and 2
The NY Portuguese Short Film Festival (NYPSFF) was the first Portuguese short film festival in the United States.
It showcases the freshest short film production from Portugal, including fiction, animation and documentary.
This festival aims at promoting the best work of new generation of young Portuguese filmmakers, by providing them with an opportunity to screen their movies in three countries - US, Brazil and Portugal.
In its New York Edition, the Festival will take place on June 1 and 2, at Tribeca Cinemas!
It will be happening simultaneously in New York, Porto and Lisbon, Portugal!
To get tickets for NYPSFF in Porto and Lisbon please call 96 65 98 160 or 91 92 31 996 for reservations.
The official selection for the II Edition of NYPSFF was made by a judging panel composed by film experts from both the US and Portugal.
Short Films and Directors
Down Here by Diogo Costa Amarante
The Tortoise by Pedro Lino / Luis da Matta Almeida
4M by Nelson de Castro e Wilson Pereira
Artur by Flávio Pires
The End of Man by Bruno Telésforo / Luís Lobo
The Millionaires by Mário Gajo de Carvalho*
Unspoken Understanding by John Filipe*
Teachings for the Adult Life by Ernesto Bacalhau
Depressure by David Mourato
Sisyphus' Dance by André Lourenço /Paulo Valente
Stroke by Sofia de Botton
Píton by André Guiomar**
Mk Spitfire by Filipa GC Ruiz
The First Supper by Luis Monge / Sofia Pimentão
Both screenings will be followed by an After Party at Pão Restaurante (322 Spring Street).
Become an Arte Institute Member today and enjoy many opportunities and discounts at our events. If you sign up for membership during the NY Portuguese Short Film Festival season (until June 2), you can become a member for $40 only. www.arteinstitute.org/membership
NY Portuguese Short Film Festival is made possible in part with public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities and the Manhattan Communities Arts Fund, supported by New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, respectively, and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.
* In Portugal this movie will screen in Lisbon, June 2.
** In Portugal this movie will screen in Porto, June 1.
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The Arte Institute is a non-profit organization that promotes culture and showcases art from Portugal. It is a space that offers a creative environment for Portuguese artists in the field of art, literature, music, dance and film.