Agenda Municipal / Youth YMOTION - Famalicão Youth Film Festival ( 7th edition)

Mon 08 to Sat 13 Nov
Casa da Juventude programme

Casa da Juventude and Camillian Studies Centre - 21h30 and 15h00

This edition of the festival is composed of 8 categories in competition, a training cycle, an exhibition dedicated to the films in competition, a special session focusing on the work of a Portuguese film producer, a tribute to Portuguese actress Maria João Bastos and a tribute to composers Bernardo Sassetti and Ennio Morricone. One of the highlights of this year's programme is the Talk & Showcase by Capitão Fausto. The jury, presided by scriptwriter Tiago R. Santos and composed by Leonor Teles (director), Benedita Pereira (actress), Tiago Alves (journalist), Pedro Oliveira (journalist), Ana Markl (scriptwriter, television presenter) and Filipe Rufatto (director) will be responsible for the decision to award the Joaquim de Almeida Grand Prize, worth 2500 euros, the Secondary Schools Award, Best Documentary both worth EUR 750, the Best Short Animation Prize worth EUR 600 and the Prizes for Best Acting and Best Screenplay both worth EUR 250. The public will also be able to vote for their favourite film, which will receive a cash prize of €350.

Organised by the portfolio of Youth of City Council of Vila Nova de Famalicão, the Ymotion Festival will take place between 8 and 13 of November of 2021, in the Casa da Juventude, Camillian Studies Centre, Castro Alves Foundation and, given the current circumstances, in a digital format.

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Monday 08 | Casa da Juventude
21h30 | 1ª Ymotion 2021 competitive session and audience award voting

Tuesday 09 | Casa da Juventude
21h30 | 2ª Ymotion 2021 competitive session and audience award voting

Wednesday 10 | Casa da Juventude
21h30 | 3ª Ymotion 2021 competitive and audience award voting

Thursday 11 | Casa da Juventude
21h30 | 4ª Ymotion 2021 competitive session and audience award voting

Friday 12 | Camillian Studies Centre
15h00 | Showcase of the New Portuguese Cinema curated by Rui Tendinha
21h00 | Talk & Showcase by CAPITÃO FAUSTO

Saturday 13
17h00 | Castro Alves Foundation (Bairro)
Presentation of the first images from the film “Revolta”, by Tiago R. Santos, with the presence of part of the cast.
21h30 | Camillian Studies Centre (Seide)
Closing Session and Award Ceremony: Tribute to the actress Maria João Bastos; Tribute to the late composers Ennio Morricone and Bernardo Sasseti, by young famalicenses musicians.

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