The Ashes Remain Warm

  • 8.7 10
  • 2017
  • 21min
The Ashes Remain Warm
  • Portuguese, Cape Verdean Creole
  • English

Through a compelling contemplative approach, this film follows the people living inside the caldera of the volcano Pico do Fogo, in Cabo Verde, as they must reinvent themselves after the eruption.

The Ashes Remain Warm
  • Portuguese, Cape Verdean Creole
  • English
Awards

AWARDS: "Golden Dove" International Competition Short Documentary. Dok Leipzig/ Best Pelicam Short. Pelicam

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: IndieLisboa/ PLATEAU Festival Internacional de Cinema da Praia/ Curt´Arruda / Festival della Lessinia / 澳門國際紀錄片電影節MOIDF / Trento Film Festival / Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin

The Ashes Remain Warm. The village inside the volcano is reborn

The villages of Chã das Caldeiras lie inside the crater of the volcano Pico do Fogo, in Cabo Verde.

After losing everything they own on the last eruption, its inhabitants are forced to reconstruct their lives.

A subjective visual tale on real loss, a symbiotic relationship and the possibility of the eternal return.

Production Companies

Mónica Martins Nunes