On the last day, October 19, at Cinema Passos Manuel, the short films “Weekend” (2007), “A Cold Day” (2009) and “Luz da Manhã” (2012) will be screened.
The 2016 documentary “In the Dark of Barefoot Cinema” will be screened on the 18th at the festival's awards ceremony.
This film, which marks the 40th anniversary of the National Ballet Company, is the first feature film of the filmmaker's career and will be presented by the director herself, after participating in a conversation about her filmography, moderated by critic Luís Miguel Oliveira.
The Portuguese director follows Daniel Blaufuks, the guest of the festival's 2018 edition, as well as national names such as Regina Guimarães, João Canijo and Luciana Fina, and international names, dating back to 2012 with Jonas Mekas, in addition to Tomer Heymann, Peter Forgács and Alina Marazzi.
In a statement, the organization notes that the full schedule of the Family Film Project will be presented on September 25, but is already ahead of the main axes, honoring “the creative record of memory, the experimentalism of the image, the cinema of intimacy and the anthropological look ”.
In addition to the competitive sections, the festival will feature several workshops and 'masterclasses', performance moments and video installations, distributed by Cinema Passos Manuel, Cinema Trindade, Maus Há habits and the Porto Coliseum, where the Balleteatro, which organizes the event.