Russa

Synopsis

Russa returns to Bairro do Aleixo in Porto, visiting her sister and friends with whom she celebrates her son’s birthday. In this brief reunion, Russa returns to the collective memory of her neighbourhood where three of the five towers still remain standing.

Original Title
RUSSA
Director
João Salaviza, Ricardo Alves Jr.
Producer
Renée Nader Messora, MATERIAL BRUTO
Ricardo Alves Jr., Thiago Macêdo Correia, ENTRE FILMES
João Salaviza, Renée Nader Messora, KARÕ FILMES
Script
João Salaviza, Ricardo Alves Jr., Renée Nader Messora, Germano Melo
Photography
Renée Nader Messora
Editing
João Salaviza, Ricardo Alves Jr.
Sound
Léo Bortolin
Main Actors
Helena Campos, Maria Antonieta, Alberto Moreira
Original Language
Portuguese
Subtitles
Spanish, French, English, Italian

Film Statistics

  • 11638 Spectators
  • 59 Festival Selections
  • 81 Exhibitions
  • 2 Awards

Festivals Selections (in competition)

01.2020
Stuttgarter Filmwinter - Festival for Expanded Media, Germany
12.2019
Passaggi d’Autore - Mediterranean Short Film Festival, Italy
11.2019
Agência 20 anos - Porto/Post/Doc, Portugal
10.2019
Slow Short Film Festival, United Kingdom
09.2019
Shorts Mexico - International Short Film Festival, Mexico
08.2019
Concorto Film Festival, Italy
07.2019
MDOC - Melgaço International Documentary Film Festival, Portugal
07.2019
Manlleu Film Festival, Spain
06.2019
Cinema Jove International Film Festival, Spain
06.2019
Arquiteturas Film Festival Lisboa, Portugal
05.2019
Festival de Cine y Televisión Reino de León, Spain
04.2019
Festival de Cinema Luso-brasileiro de Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
04.2019
Córtex - Festival de Curtas Metragens de Sintra, Portugal
03.2019
Academia Portuguesa de Cinema - Gala de Prémios Sophia, Portugal
03.2019
Short Waves Festival, Poland
03.2019
Glasgow Short Film Festival, United Kingdom
03.2019
IBAFF - Festival Internacional de Cine, Spain
01.2019
Mostra de Cinema de Tiradentes, Brazil
01.2019
Stuttgarter Filmwinter - Festival for Expanded Media, Germany
Team Work Award
11.2018
Caminhos do Cinema Português, Portugal
11.2018
FIKE International Short Film Festival, Portugal
11.2018
PANORAMA Internacional Coisa de Cinema, Brazil
11.2018
International Festival of Documentary and Short Films of Bilbao, Spain
11.2018
Medfilm Festival, Italy
10.2018
VISTACURTA - Festival de Curtas de Viseu, Portugal
10.2018
Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden
10.2018
Montpellier International Festival of Mediterranean Film, France
10.2018
Festival de Cine La Orquídea , Ecuador
10.2018
Curt'Arruda - Festival de Cinema de Arruda dos Vinhos, Portugal
09.2018
CineMigrante - Festival Internacional de Cine y Formación en derechos humanos de las personas migrantes, Argentina
08.2018
São Paulo International Short Film Festival, Brazil
08.2018
Makedox - Creative Documentary Film Festival, Republic of Macedonia
08.2018
Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival, Brazil
07.2018
kinemastik International Short Film Festival, Malta
07.2018
Guanajuato International Film Festival Expresión en Corto, Mexico
07.2018
Macao International Documentary Film Festival, Macau
07.2018
Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal
06.2018
EcoPorto, Portugal
06.2018
Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Germany
05.2018
IndieLisboa - Festival Internacional de Cinema Independente, Portugal
Árvore da Vida Award for Best Portuguese Film
02.2018
Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival, Germany
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Other Screenings

01.2020
Stuttgarter Filmwinter - Festival for Expanded Media
10.2019
Festival Latino-americano de Curtas Metragens Cortópolis
10.2019
Semana da Cultura Portuguesa - Arménia
10.2019
Bilbao Arte
09.2019
Semana do Cinema Português em Zhukovski
06.2019
Semana do Cinema Português na Rússia - Junho
05.2019
Festival de Cinema Ibero-Americano
04.2019
Mostra de Cinema - DESOBEDOC
03.2019
Festival de Cinema Português - Rússia
02.2019
Shortcutz Vila Real - February
12.2018
Centre Phi - Canada
12.2018
Festival de Cinema Português - Rússia
12.2018
Berlinale Spotlight: India
10.2018
Urbanism Futurism Reality - Berlin
10.2018
Casa das Artes Famalicão - Outubro
09.2018
Monstra - Festa do Avante
08.2018
As Noites de Boris - Cineclube do Porto
2020
Frames Portuguese Film Festival
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