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Chamada Geral (Portugal)

by Manuel Vilarinho (POR)
CHAMADA GERAL ★★★ SPECIAL MENTION ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival 2016 ★★★
★★★ Winner  Cyclops Videopoetry Film Festival Kiev, Ukraine 2017 ★★★
International selection Art Visuals & Poetry Film Festival Vienna 2017



Director: Manuel Vilarinho Text: Mário Henrique Leiria, (OmE), 3:20 min, Portugal 2015

A man walking …in freedom.

Manuel Vilarinho is born in Portugal in 1974. Graduated in Tecnologia da Comunicação Audiovisual by IPP, Instituto Politécnico do Porto in 2004. He won several awards at video film festivals and currently works on TVI, Independent Television in Portugal. Mário-Henrique Leiria (1923–1980) was a Portuguese surrealist poet. Born in Lisbon, he studied at the Escola de Belas Artes. He and his fellow surrealists were involved in an absurdist plot to overthrow the dictatorship of Antonio Salazar. He is best known for his books Contos do Gin-Tonic (Gin and Tonic Tales, 1973) and Novos Contos do Gin (More Gin Tales, 1974). He died in 1980.