11 December | 16.30h | Teatro Principal 

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Portugal, Angola | 2019 | 85’ | Color | GALICIAN PREMIÈRE

Dirección/Direction: Carlos Conceição. Guión/Script: Carlos Conceição. Fotografía/Cinematography: Carlos Conceição. Montaxe/Editing: Carlos Conceição, António Gonçalves. Música/Music: Carlos Conceição, Hugo Leitão. Son/Sound:Rafael Gonçalves Cardoso. Intérpretes/Cast: João Arrais, Isabel Abreu. Produción/Production: Carlos Conceição, António Gonçalves. Produtora/Production Company: Mirabilis.


A young man drifts through a post-disaster African landscape looking for his mother’s ghost.



69th Berlinale – Forum

Filmadrid 2019 – Special Mention; Best Edition Prize of the Oficial Competition

Festival of The New Cinema of Montreal – Jury Special Mention

Carlos Conceição was born in Santa Clara, Angola in 1979. In 2002, he earned a PhD in English from the Agostinho Neto University (Lubango, Angola). That same year, he began a B.A. in Film Directing and Sound Design at the ESTC (Lisbon). In the years that followed, he created his first video installations and short films. In 2013, Carlos Conceição participated in the Berlinale Talent Campus. Serpentário is his first feature-length film.