After the work of CINANIMA’s Selection Jury it’s now time to reveal a little of what you can see in November at Centro Multimeios in Espinho.
Of the 1400 submissions from 72 countries, the Festival's programming team selected 26 hours of films, which were screened by the Selection Jury, constituted by Margarida Madeira, Mário Gajo de Carvalho and Regina Machado.
This year we have three Portuguese films in the International Competition running alongside with the biggest names in the world of animation for the Award CINANIMA 2019. “Uncle Tomás, accounting for the days”, by Regina Pessoa; “Purpleboy”, by Alexandre Siqueira and“ A Mind Sang”, by Vier Nev, suming up 45 films in the International Competition for Short Films.
In this regard, it is important to say that four feature films from the 23 submitted were selected for international competition: “Away”, by Gints Zilbalodis (Latvia); “The Tower” by Mats Grorud (Norway); Otto Guerra's “Pirate City” (Brazil) and “Titus and the Birds”, by Gustavo Steinberg, Gabriel Bitar and André Catoto (Brazil).
Concerning the National Competition, in which CINANIMA is particularly proud of, in its undeniable role as a pioneer in the promotion of the animated cinema, the Festival will have in 2019, 10 works competing for the António Gaio Award and 16 competing for the Young Portuguese Director Award.
Check the list of films selected for the 43rd Edition of CINANIMA at https://www.cinanima.pt/en/single-page/edition-info-en/.
CINANIMA will take place from the 11th to the 17th November in Espinho.
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