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VERÓNICA CASTRO  |  HELENA INVERNO

FILMMAKING AND VIDEO ART


We are an award winning filmmaking team. Our creative documentary and video art work explore the relationship between art and anthropology.


Somos uma dupla de cineastas premiadas. O nosso trabalho explora as relações entre arte e antropologia. 

 

veronica@volantenow.com   helena@volantenow.com

Ser Homem

Doc  | Portugal 


An intergenerational group of eight men lead a special annual celebration in the Algarve's city of Loulé. This film follows their experience of becoming men alongside the festival of Mãe Soberana, the Sovereign Mother. 


Coming Soon.

Um Elefante na Sala / Elephant in the Room

Doc | 77' | Portugal | 2016


Lisboners and Helsinkians reveal the power of art for self and social transformation.  This performance, which blends the personal, political, professional and artistic, invited 100 Lisbon residents with different professions to perform, what can be called, a choreography of resistance, together on one stage. 


Produced by casaBranca



Andar em Frente / Moving Forward

Doc | 32' | Portugal | 2016


An optimistic and touching film about living life to the fullest.  Powerful women in Alentejo break through the silence to speak from the heart about their experience with breast cancer, and their conviction to say yes to life, to move forward (andar em frente). 


Original music: Anthony John


Produced by Dansul


Broadcast RTP2


Jesus por Um Dia / Jesus for a Day

Doc | 71' | Portugal | 2012


This documentary follows a group of prison inmates as they prepare to perform the annual Easter ritual, the Via Crucis, with a community of villagers in the northeast region of Portugal.  We witness, from the first rehearsal to the day of the procession, the solemn and surreal moments that lead convicts and members of a rural community to take real and symbolic communion together.


Produced by O Som e a Fúria


Best Feature Length Portuguese Film, 9º Festival IndieLisboa, Portugal 2012


Broadcast RTP2



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