Thursday, 08th December
Session dedicated to students of image and multimedia and others interested in the art of making movies. projection of the short „vila do Conde Espraiada“ with the presence of the director, Miguel Clara Vasconcelos.In this educational session will be approached the whole question of production, screenwriting and the idea of-movie-on-the-go. Contextualization of fiction with archive images thus creating a memory exercise on a film.
John dos passos – 14h30
Open Talk with Mário Micaelo
One of the Directors and founder of one of the most important film festivals in Portugal, the Vila do Conde Short Film Festival. In an informal setting overlooking the sea in the most exclusive spaces of the festival, the terrace of Cine Sol will share in an open conversation the challenges, opportunities, partnerships and other themes of how to create one of the most emblematic film festivals in Portugal.
John dos Passos- 16h00
Friday, 09th December
Children section – “O Dias Mais curto”
The MMIFF dedicates for the first time a projection for the children, through „the shortest day“, a festival of the short film that will run the most emblematic rooms of Portugal in December, organized by the Short Film Agency of Portugal, intends the celebration and the Dissemination of the short film as the perfect format for experimentation and innovation and the interest for thinking cinema.
CHRISTMAS PAPER AND OTHER STORIES (session for over 3 years)
In this program of films for the little ones we will know unruly cords, a peculiar magic wand, a very naughty old lady and friendships that prove that together we are always better and stronger. All this, celebrating the Christmas spirit and not forgetting the most praiseworthy routines for a cleaner and healthier world. Program developed in collaboration with the European network Short Circuit. This section will be presented to the chidren of the locals schools.
John dos passos – 10h30