Exibição Exhibition

Selecção Outros Olhares – Curtas Metragens (Portuguese Films Only)
Cinema Avenida
15/11/2020, 21:45

Origem Origin

País de Origem Origin Country Sweden
País de Rodagem Filming Country Sweden

Metragem e Género Footage and Genre

Duração Runtime 00:06:27

Tipo de Projecto Project Type Documentary, Experimental, Short
Género Genre

Idioma e Legendagem Language and Subtitling

Língua Language English
Legendas Subtitles English

My father has a gun

Imagem de
Sinopse Original Original Sinopsis

My father has a gun é um video que conta a história do pai de Ana Mendes, enquanto soldado na guerra colonial Portuguesa em Guiné-Bissau, explorando, ao mesmo tempo, o papel da fotografia no negócio da guerra.

Sinopse Internacional Sinopsis

My father has a gun is a video that tells the story of Mendes’ father as a young soldier, during the Portuguese colonial war in Guine-Bissau, whilst questioning the role of photography in the business of war.

Mensagem do Realizador Director Statement
Mendes develops works in which she uses video, film, photography, language, drawing and installation to speak on issues such as memory, language and identity. Mendes’ work is based on concept and idea, and created using fewer resources as possible. In her videos and projects, Mendes is interested in using experimental techniques that open up the dialog between different disciplines, namely video/film and photography or performance.

Biografia do Realizador Director Biography
Retrato de Ana Mendes Ana Mendes is a visual artist and writer, living and working in London and Stockholm. She studied video at the Royal Institute of Art Stockholm, 2018, and animation film at La Poudriere ecole du film d’Animation, Valence, France, 2008. Her videos have been shown at numerous festivals and galleries worldwide, including Kasseler Doc-Fest (2016), Sharja Film Platform (2019) and the Berlinale Talent Campus (2009). Her video On Drawing was the recipient of the Jerwood Drawing Prize, second prize winner, Jerwood Foundation London, UK, 2017 and Prize of the Jury, special mention, Fuso Festival, MAAT Museum, Lisbon, Portugal, 2016.

Data de Estreia Release Date 27/11/2019

Data de conclusão year 2019-11-27

Exibições Exhibitions
Sharjah Film Platform Sharjah December 18, 2019 Sharjah Film Platform United Arab Emirates Bamberg Short Film Festival Bamberg January 29, 2020 German Premier Nominated for Bamberg Short Film Award Germany

Distribuição Distribution

poster de
Realização Director Ana Mendes

Produção Production Ana Mendes

Argumento Screenplay Ana Mendes
Argumento Original Original Screenplay Sim/Yes

Direcção de Fotografia (DoP) Direction of Photography Ana Mendes

Direcção de Som Sound Direction Ana Mendes

Edição Editing Ana Mendes

Banda Sonora Original Original Soundtrack Sim/Yes
Direcção Musical Musical Direction Ana Mendes

Redes Sociais & WebsiteSocial Networks & Website



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