Arché is a laboratory of professional activities, aimed at directors, producers and other professionals of cinema, which wants to provide tools, as well as moments of reflection and training for the creation of new projects. Created in partnership with DocLisboa, Arché will have a workshop for projects under development, both in the initial phase and in the post-production phase. A public presentation of the results of this workshop will take place on December 2 at 11:00 am in the Auditorium Isabel Alves Costa, Rivoli.
The selected projects are:
- 10/7, de Xoel Méndez
- A Olhar Para Ontem, de Nevena Desivojevic
- Lucefece, de Ricardo Leite
- El Silencio Heredado, Lucía Dapena González
- El Rito del Conocimiento, Bruno Ojeda
The tutor of this workshop is Irene G. Torres and a prize will be awarded (artistic residence at Moinho da Fonte Santa) for the best project by a jury composed by: Jean-Pierre Rehm (FID Marseille director), Beli Martínez (Galician producer) and Daniel Ribas (co-director of Porto/Post/Doc).
Tutor bio note: Irene G. Torres is a Sundance and Tribeca Institute fellow, a Berlinale Talent Alumni and an artist-in-residence at McDowell Colony. She received her MFA in film production from University King Juan Carlos, Spain, and her degree in documentary film production from the EICTV, Cuba. Her first short film, Border Diaries (2012) is part of the cycle “Imaginary Geographies”, which was screened during 2017 in the Cervantes Institutes of NYC, Belgrade, Tokyo, Amman and Sofia. It was part of international film festivals in Uganda, Tanzania, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia and the UK. Her first feature Hotel Nueva Isla (2014) was released at the Rotterdam International Film Festival and played to critical acclaim at film festivals in New York (MoMA Documentary Fortnight), Portland, Chicago, Hong Kong, Munich, Lima, Melbourne, Toulouse and Moscow, among others. Man Between Dog and Wolf (2017) is her next work, supported by Tribeca TFI, Ibermedia Program and ICAA.