Frames Shorts is the competitive segment of the Frames Portuguese Film Festival. Promoting the development of new cinematographic content and innovation through sharp short movies, it provides a platform for a multitude of young directors looking for a breakthrough and the opportunity to show their work beyond borders.
Anjo (You See the Moon)
MIGUEL NUNES | PORTUGAL | 2018 | 24 MIN | PORTUGUESE, ENGLISH SUBTITLES
Lisbon, after another blistering summer, Miguel finds himself in a deep jadedness. When an improvised party erupts at his apartment awakening the memory of a passion.
A Barriga de Mariana (Mariana’s Late)
FREDERICO MESQUITA | PORTUGAL | 2018 | 19 MIN | PORTUGUESE, ENGLISH SUBTITLES
On a hot summer day, Mariana finds out that she is pregnant. This event awakens, in the context of her relationship with Francisco, opposing views on the present and the future.
Registo de Nascimento (The Birth Statement)
MATILDE CALADO | PORTUGAL | 2017 | 15 MIN | PORTUGUESE, ENGLISH SUBTITLES
The Birth Statement is a documentary film that extends in the search of past memories of Joaquim Amaro Calado de Melo with the purpose of justifying the personality of the man that he is today. A film that reflects on the fact that we are constituted as much by our past as our present, beings in constant physical and psychological evolution.