"LUANA" NOMINEE FOR BEST SHORT-SHOOTING ACTOR
António Henriques, starring actor in "Luana", was nominated for best short film actor for the Cineuphoria awards.
Cineuphoria blog distinguishes national productions and co-productions that are shown commercially or in film festivals and is already in its tenth edition, which will meet its winners on January 13th.
The film "Luana" has already been shown in five countries: Mexico, Colombia, Russia, Spain and India.
Pixbee's first fiction work, directed by Pedro Magano, with an argument by Jaime Monsanto, had its first international premiere at SHORTS MEXICO - Mexico's International Short Film Festival in September.
In Europe, the short film premiered in November at the renowned Gijón International Film Festival in Spain in the LLENDES section, dedicated to works on the threshold of narrative and experimental cinema.
"Luana" was also part of the official selection of one of the oldest festivals in Spain, the Cartajena International Film Festival, the international competition of the Kazan International Muslim Cinema Festival in Russia and the 16th Kalpanirjhar International Short Fiction Film Festival, in India.
The film, which was shot on the neighborhoods of Porto, tells the story of a family condemned to live on the edge of poverty.