Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival

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João Mário Grilo - Director

João Mário Grilo

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João Mário Grilo is an investigator and professor at the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas of Universidade de Lisboa.

He made his directorial debut with Maria, his first feature film, in 1979. Since then, he has directed over fifteen fiction and non-fiction works, including feature films, short films and documentaries, many of which were selected to participate in the most prestigious film festivals around the world, such as A Estrangeira, which was a part of the Official Selection of the Venice Festival and the winner of the Prix Georges Saudoul; Longe da Vista, also screened at Venice, O Processo do Rei at Berlin and Toronto, O Fim do Mundo at Cannes and Os Olhos da Ásia at Locarno.

For his work, João Mário Grilo received the Special Jury Prize at FestRio in 1989, the PROCIREP Prize in Cannes in 1990, and the Aurélio Paz dos Reis Prize in 2010.
He has directed several documentaries on the subject of art, literature and architecture. Two of the most recent ones are dedicated to the work of Raul Lino (A Vossa Casa, winner of the TAP award at IndieLisboa) and Gonçalo Ribeiro Telles (A Vossa Terra). He is the author of several books, among which O Livro das Imagens (2007), O Homem Imaginado (2006), As Lições do Cinema (2006), and O Cinema da Não-Ilusão (2006).


AT THE FESTIVAL

SHORT FILMS BY JOÃO MÁRIO GRILO
November 19th, 2PM
Cinema Medeia Monumental


SOMBRAS DA MAJESTADE + THE KING'S TRIAL
November 19th, 7PM
Espaço Nimas
 

A FALHA + NÃO ESQUECERÁS
November 19th, 9.30PM
Espaço Nimas


DUAS MULHERES
November 23rd, 7PM
Espaço Nimas

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