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6th DMZ Docs(2014)

I AM DOCU



The Quest of the Schooner Creoula

André Valentim ALMEIDA

  • Portugal
  • 2013
  • 90min
  • DCP
  • color

Synopsis

A filmmaker sails aboard the Schooner Creoula to the Savage Islands to document the biggest Portuguese scientific expedition ever made. During the journey he finds memories of the Portuguese fishing history on the Newfoundland where his uncle was a captain, which leads him to the discovery of his country’s past as well as his own.

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Director

  • André Valentim ALMEIDA

    Andre Valentim ALMEIDA is a Portuguese filmmaker, documentary editor, professor and PHD candidate currently finishing his dissertation on Interactive Documentary. He was part of the first yearlong collaborative documentary program at the UnionDocs (Brooklyn, NY) where he was then the Collaborative Studio Director. As a media maker his work has been screened at MoMA, Doclisboa, IndieLisboa, VIsions du Réel, Carpenter, Center for Visual Arts, TEDx Brooklyn among others. The Quest of the Schooner Creoula (2013) From New York with Love (2012) Uma na Bravo Outra na Ditadura (2010)New York is a Big Apple (2010)​ 

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    Contact

    Contact   André Valentim Almeida

    E-mail  andrevalentimalmeida@gmail.com​