Mariana Bártolo
Fiction : 22' / Coming of Age, Family

Maria João, 11-years-old, lives in a conservative suburb in the North of Portugal, subjected to the strong doctrine of her upbringing. In full pre-adolescence, she witnesses changes in her perception of reality, and in her relationship with her family and with her best friend Ana. The emergence of sensuality and desire awakens her to new bodily and affective sensations.


October 14 | 16h00 | Teatro Rivoli - Pequeno Auditório
“In My Shorts” Competition

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Year: 2021

Country: Portugal, Germany

Language: Portuguese

Subtitles: English

With: Filipa Gonçalves, Morgana Moutinho, Daniel Silva, Diana Sá, Pedro Frias

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Mariana Bártolo


Mariana Bártolo (Porto, 1987) lives between Germany and Portugal. She is a filmmaker, performer, and multimedia artist, and also develops work in the fields of photography, installation, drawing, and performance. She studied Dance in Lisbon until 2009 and completed her studies at KHM - Academy of Media Arts Cologne, in 2020.


2021 - Mansa (Short Film)
2021 - Barbas de Baleia (Short Film)
2017 - Interior (Short Film)
2012 - A Fábrica (Short Film)


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