MISTIDA delves into the living memory of the former women fighters of the war for independence in Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde, to reclaim fragments of history in the feminine. Whether by choice or against their will, they went to war in pursuit of a better and more equal future, in a necessary imperative that led them to fight alongside their fellow men. Mistida crosses war accounts with portraits of daily life, reconstructing life stories while revealing the inheritance of time.

The documentary has been supported by ICA - Portuguese Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual, and produced by Filmografo and Agua Triangular. Directed by Aminata Embaló and Monica Musoni.

In production 2023...


Pretu Funguli is a creol e expression that is used in a discriminatory manner in Guinea-Bissau. This term has been revived by the guinean visual artist, Nu Barreto, who transformed it into a visual concept. The film folows the artist through Espirito Santo(Brazil), to Guinea-Bissau, Macau and Paris(France), where he lives and works, to dive into Nu Barretos life and work, in order to understand his creative process and the conflicts in which the artist lives in. Realesed in 2018.
The documentary was supported by ICA - Portuguese Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual, and produced by Filmografo and Agua Triangular. Directed by António Valente and Monica Musoni.

53’ PT/FR/Criol2018
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TRAILER and SEQUENCE

Cartographie des territoires affectifs
The short-film is the result of the transdisciplinary artistic residence at Cine Luso Espírito Mundo, 2018, Brussels, Belgium.

The experimental film is based on a set of testimonies of migrants from various origins and statutes, suported by visual arts to recreate a trip to an imaginary space where it addresses the condition of foreigner, territory and its memory.

With a documentary approach, the narrative departs from an artistic plan in a game where the cartographic maps are redesigned assuming an emotional and affective state that questions the body-man as the last frontier in relation with the other and with the own spacial displacement.


2018
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