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Children of the River

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Year of participation 2015
Program Apricot Stone

Producer(s) Javier Macipe
Director(s) Javier Macipe
Script Javier Macipe
Director of Photography Javier Cerdá
Sound Víctor Puertas
Edit Javier Macipe
Cast Leonardo Duraes, Samira Ramos, Eurico Garcês

Production company(-ies) Temple Audiovisuales & Riot Films Juan Bravo 51 Duplicado, 1º Int Izda 28006 Madrid (Spain)
 

Synopsis

In the riverside neighborhood of Oporto, all the children prove their courage by jumping from the stunning bridge Luis I into the Duero river. Leo has never done it before. He is different but he is getting tired of everyone thinking he is a coward.

Awards
Special Press Mention, Ficil Bio Bio, Lebu IFF, Chile; Jury Mention, Script International Short FF, India; Camoes Award For The Best Portuguese Speaking Short Film, Festafilm Festival International du Film Lusophone et Francophone de Montpellier, France; Special Mention, Fincortex, Tunja Experimental Short FF, Colombia; Critics Award, Corti and Cigarettes International Short FF, Italy; Best Short Film, Douro Film Harvest, Portugal; First Award, Certamen de Jóvenes Creadores del Ayuntamiento de Salamanca, Spain; Best Short Film, Concurso De Cortos de Leioa, Spain; Best Spanish Narrative Short Film, Festival Iberoamericano De Cortometrajes Abc. Es, Spain; Best Aragonese Short Film, Festival de Cine de Zaragoza, Spain; Grand Prix for the Spanish Cinema, Zinebi - Bilbao IF of Documentary and Short Film, Spain; Best Short Film, Rociana Award, Huelva Latin American FF, Spain; Prix de La Ville D'Anglet, Fifava - Festival International Film Amateur Vidéo Anglet, France; Special Jury Mention, La Mirada Tabú FF, Spain; Best Short Film, Audience Award, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Production Design, Best Cinematography & Best Editing, Festival de Cine de Fuentes de Ebro, Spain; Best Short Film, Enkarzine, Spain; Second Prize for the Best Short Film, Farcume: Festival de Curtas-Metragens de Faro, Portugal; Best Short Film Second Award, Festival de Cine de Madrid-PNR, Spain; Finalist for the Best International Short Film, Fingal FF, Ireland; Best Screenplay, Festival de Cine Y Video Independiente "Escobar de Película", Argentina; Best Screenplay, Videolab FF - Concorso Internazionale dei Cortometraggi del Cinema d'arte Mediterraneo di Kamarina, Italy; Best Screenplay, Premio Cinematografico Palena, Italy; Best Short Film, Festival Joven de Cortometrajes de Huétor Vega, Spain

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