BEAST IFF ON-SITE #5: Portuguese Abroad with André Gil Mata

On May 8th, the Portuguese Abroad section turns to Portuguese director André Gil Mata, responsible for the premiere of the program in 2017.

In partnership with Cineclube do Porto, BEAST International Film Festival will bring to the city of Porto the best of Portuguese cinema with connections outside Portugal.

André Gil Mata is a Portuguese director with a strong connection to Eastern European cinema, having made several films abroad. In the session, his most recent feature film “Drvo” (A Árvore, in Portuguese) will be screened.

Location: Casa das Artes

Date: May 8th (SAT), 6:00 PM

Ticketing: The regular ticket will be € 3.5, while the student ticket and the +65 ticket will be € 2.5.


Drvo (André Gil Mata, Portugal / Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2018, FIC., 104’, SUB. PT/EN)

“Drvo” portrays the loneliness present in the shadow of the Balkan War. The project was carried out under the influence of Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr, and caused a stir in the 2018 Berlin Film Festival Official Competition. The film was shot entirely in Bosnia.