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Queer Porto 6 Awards

It took place this evening, at 22:00, at Teatro Rivoli, the Closing Ceremony of Queer Porto 6, where the awards for Best Film of the Official and the Best Short Film from a Portuguese School of the In My Shorts Competition were announced.
 
Official Competition
 
Best Film: Para Onde Voam as Feiticeiras (Brazil, 2020, 89’), by Eliane Caffé, Carla Caffé and Beto Amaral
 
In My Shorts Competition
 
Best Short Film from a Portuguese School: À Tarde, sob o Sol (Portugal, 2020, 10'), by Gonçalo Pina
 
The Official Competition Jury, comprised of Amanda Ribeiro (journalist at Público newspaper), Daniel Gorjão (performing arts programming director at RTP2) and Francisco Alves (artistic director of Teatro Plástico) decided to give the Best Film Award to Para Onde Voam as Feiticeiras (Brazil, 2020, 89’), by Eliane Caffé, Carla Caffé and Beto Amaral, a prize in the amount of € 3,000 attributed by RTP2, for the purchase of the rights to exhibit the film on this channel. According to the Jury: "A fundamental and challenging film at this moment, both in Brazil and in the world. Simultaneously disruptive and pedagogical, it shows the importance of the street as a stage for civic fighting, keeping the viewer at the edge of their seats with its energy, humour, some refreshing optimism and call to action ".
The Jury also awarded the prize for Best Short Film from a Portuguese School of the In My Shorts Competition to À Tarde, sob o Sol (Portugal, 2020, 10'), by Gonçalo Pina. According to the Jury: "Due to the technical precision. We hope that this young director will be able to assert himself in future works."

It took place this evening, at 22:00, at Teatro Rivoli, the Closing Ceremony of Queer Porto 6, where the awards for Best Film of the Official Competition and the Best Short Film from a Portuguese School of the In My Shorts Competition were announced. 

Official Competition:

Best Film: Para Onde Voam as Feiticeiras (Brazil, 2020, 89'), by Eliane Caffé, Carla Caffé and Beto Amaral 

In My Shorts Competition:

Best Short Film from a Portuguese SchoolÀ Tarde, sob o Sol (Portugal, 2020, 10'), by Gonçalo Pina 

The Official Competition Jury, comprised of Amanda Ribeiro (journalist at Público newspaper), Daniel Gorjão (performing arts programming director at RTP2) and Francisco Alves (artistic director of Teatro Plástico) decided to give the Best Film Award to Para Onde Voam as Feiticeiras (Brazil, 2020, 89’), by Eliane Caffé, Carla Caffé and Beto Amaral, a prize in the amount of € 3,000 given by RTP2, for the purchase of the rights to exhibit the film on this public broadcaster. According to the jury: "A fundamental and challenging film, in current times, both in Brazil and in the world. Simultaneously disruptive and pedagogical, it shows the importance of the streets as a stage for the fight for social justice, keeping the viewer at the edge of their seats with its energy, humour, some refreshing optimism and call to action".

The Jury also awarded the prize for Best Short Film from a Portuguese School - "In My Shorts" Competition to À Tarde, sob o Sol (Portugal, 2020, 10'), by Gonçalo Pina"due to the technical precision" adding "we hope that this young director will be able to assert himself in future works".