This short film documents the apparently insignificant moments of the inhabitants of a Suburb of Lisbon, while they figure out how to continue living despite their precarious economic situation.
AWARDS: Best Portuguese Short-Film Award. Indielisboa Lisbon/ Best Documentary Short Film Award. Premios Sophia Academia Portuguesa De Cinema
OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Cinema Du Réel/ Dok Leipzig/ Janela International De Cinema Do Recife/ Message To Man International Film Festival/ Plateau Festival International De Cinema Da Praia/ Helsinki International Film Festival/ Frames Portuguese Film Festival/ Festival Caminhos Do Cinema Portugués/ Prémios Sophia Academia Portuguesa De Cinema/ Córtez Festival de Curtas Metragens de Sintra/ Desobedoc Mostra de Cinema Insubmiso/ Cinema Portugés
On The Side. Gazes at the margins of Lisbon
This film is a possible portrait of Portugal in 2015.
A time when, for some, it looks like we don’t have jobs and for others that there’s no more “free time” when we’re not working.
Or is there?