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Country:
Portugal
Genres:
Documentary
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Language:
Portuguese
Length:
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Year:
2021
Edition
RIFF 2022

Nha Sunhu

21 Minutes | Portugal | 2021

Synopsis

Issa, a footballer from Guinea-Bissau who plays in Portugal, is contacted by two filmmakers who want to know more about his life and make a documentary. A reflection on the gaze, bias, and representation of the other.

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Director’s Bio

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José Magro is a director and screenwriter based in Porto, Portugal. His fiction films have been awarded and selected for film festivals all over the world, including Tampere, Vienna, São Paulo, Guadalajara, Melbourne and Cork.
He has worked with many distinguished Portuguese directors, namely Manoel de Oliveira, João Pedro Rodrigues, João Rui Guerra da Mata, João Nicolau and Miguel Gonçalves Mendes.
In 2019 he was part of the European jury for Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, and a jury for the international competition of Queer Lisboa 2020. He was also one of the selected filmmakers for Berlinale Talents program in 2020.
Nha Sunhu is José Magro’s latest short film, and he’s currently developing his first feature film.

Film Details

  • Year:
    2021
  • Genres:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    21 Minutes
  • Languages:
    Portuguese, Creole
  • Countries:
    Portugal
  • Premiere:
    Nordic Premiere
  • Edition:
    RIFF 2022
  • Director:
    José Magro
  • Screenwriter:
    José Magro
  • Producer:
    José Magro, João Niza Ribeiro
  • Cast:
    Joãozinho da Costa, Danilo da Mata, Diogo Cardoso, João Lourenço

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