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Macao Indies I

May 10

Boat People

In Cantonese with subtitles in English and in Chinese

On His Back

Director: Sam Kin Hang

4′

Paul, the turtle, was born with “the shelless syndrome,” a congenital disorder. His unusual appearance makes him grow up looked upon with disdain and in exclusion. However, everything changes after a bus accident.

Orpheus

Director: Hugo Cheong

26′

Publishing a latin dictionary was Ling’s dream. In order to help accomplishing his dream, Mao buys encyclopedias from Nan, in an effort to help. Things turn awkward when Nan finds out that Ling had been dead for a long time. Now, he has to find a way to tell Mao, a way to help her face the truth.

Boat People

Director: Filipa Queiroz

33′

In the early 80s, a family was literally born into a refugee camp in Macau. Three decades on, the protagonist, journalists and other witnesses look back to the time when the city became a safe haven for Vietnamese refugees.

Eric – You will never walk alone

Director: António Caetano Faria

40′

Eric is a young blind man who has always tried to fight for an independent life and better conditions. When the imagination is used as a wonderful tool to create images, we can discover more about us. “How you imagine the world determines how you live in it.”

Source: Macao Cultural Centre (Macao International Film and Video Festival)

Date

May 10
19:30
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Duration
103 mins

Venue

Macao Cultural Centre
Avenida Xian Xing Hai s/n, Nape
Macau
www.ccm.gov.mo
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