World Cinema Amsterdam | Internationaal filmfestival | 18 – 27 Augustus 2016

Pocas Pascoal

Pocas_Pascoal_portret_web Biography
Pocas Pascoal (1963, Angola) (also known as Maria Esperana Pascoal) became the first camera woman to work in Angolan broadcast television and currently lives in Paris, where she did her studies. She dedicated herself to photography and directed several documentaries and short films as well. In 2002 she became part of an art group and participated in various modern art exhibitions. Her documentary Il y a toujours quelquun qui taime was selected by various festivals. Por aqui tudo bem, entirely shot in Portugal, is her first feature film.

Awards & festivals
Tap Award Best Portuguese Feature Film (IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival, Portugal, 2012)
Best Film Award (Festival Internacional de Cinema de Luanda, Angola, 2012)
African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival, Italy, 2012
Los Angeles Film Festival, USA, 2012
International Female Film Festival Malm, Sweden, 2012
Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival, Brazil, 2011

Filmograghy
Feature
2011 Por aqui tudo bem (All is Well)

Short
2003 Il y a toujours quelqu'un qui t'aime