Films by Language


It's the Earth Not the Moon

É na terra não é na lua

Gonçalo Tocha

An absorbing account of life and traditions, unrecorded by previous history, on the tiny volcanic island of Corvo (pop. 400) in the Portuguese Azores. “Tirelessly engrossing.” — Village Voice. Best Doco, San Francisco Film Festival 2012.

Neighbouring Sounds

O som ao redor

Kleber Mendonça Filho

This drama of life on a sheltered prosperous street in Recife is the year’s most striking and compelling Brazilian movie. “Stunning… The kind of thrilling discovery that makes festival-going worthwhile.” — Film Comment


As Canções

Eduardo Coutinho

In Eduardo Coutinho’s irresistible documentary a rich array of inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro, men and women of all ages and ethnicities, tell us about their favourite song – then sing it themselves, a cappella.


Miguel Gomes

A great 50s love affair is recalled today in this heady, playful and inimitably Portuguese romantic drama. Stars Ana Moreira and Carloto Cotta are incandescent. “It’s simply glorious – giddy and pulse-quickening.” — The Telegraph