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NYPSFF: Arte Institute hosting 3rd NY Portuguese Short Film Festival – NYC

The New York based Arte Institute is hosting the 3rd edition of NY Portuguese Short Film Festival (NYPSFF) taking place May 31- June 1, 2013, in New York City and Lisbon simultaneously. On June 21 the festival premieres in London.

Launched in 2011, the NYPSFF aims to showcasing the best work of emerging Portuguese filmmakers. Winners are selected and awarded by an international judging panel.

The festival is co-sponsored by the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by New York State Council on the Arts and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council; by the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council; and by Lisbon (Portugal) based Camões Institute.

The Arte Institute  is a non-profit organization with the mission of promoting Portuguese art and culture and offering a creative environment for Portuguese artists in the areas of visual arts, literature, music, dance and film. 

Venues and Schedules

New YorkTribeca Cinemas, May 31 and June 1, 7.30 pmGet tickets!
LisbonTeatro do Bairro, May 31 and June 1, 10.30 pm
London Dalston Roof Park, June 21, 9 pm
The NY Portuguese Short Film Festival in UK is a partnership between Arte Institute and The Portuguese Conspiracy (TPC).
Opening Doors: 6.30 pm
Portuguese wines, beers & TPC platters
Screening: 9.00 pm

Official Selection 2013

May 31

“M” by Joana Bartolomeu

“The Buffalo Kid” by Pedro Marnoto Pereira

“VIL” by António Pinhão Botelho

“System Failure” (Falha do Sistema) by José Miguel Moreira

“Forever” (Para Sempre) by Pedro Resende

June 1

“The Sun Always Rises on the Same Side” (O Sol Nasce Sempre do Mesmo Lado) by Nuno Matos

“Rhoma Acans – Gypsy Eyes” by Leonor Teles

“Entropy” (Entropia) by Renata Ramos

Playday (Dia de Jogo) by Victor Santos

“Here Rests My Home“ (Aqui Jaz A Minha Casa) by Rui Pilão

“The Lamp and the Fan” (O Candeeiro e a Ventoinha) by Filipe Fonseca

“Under” (Sob) by Nuno Prudêncio

Guest Short Film (May 31): “The World Falls Apart (And Still People Fall in Love)”
(O Mundo Cai aos Bocados (e ainda assim as pessoas apaixonam-se)) by Henrique Pina and Francisco Baptista.

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