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Cape Espichel In Land Of A Lost World

Cape Espichel in Lands of a Lost World is a documentary that aims to show 16 very varied themes around this place. 16 expert speakers from the time of the Dinosaurs to our days.
A place that has a Marian Sanctuary (Our Lady of Cape Espichel) that became the main religious point of Portugal in the time of the Monarchy and that by that fact, when the implantation of the Portuguese Republic was simply left to the abandonment.
This documentary is a wake-up call to the recovery of the built heritage but also to its memory and identity.

  • Carlos Sargedas
    Director
  • Carlos Sargedas
    Writer
  • Paulo de Sá Caetano
    Writer
  • Luís Ferreira
    Writer
  • Miguel Valadares
    Music
  • Carlos Sargedas
    Producer
  • Staffilms
    Producer
  • Carlos Sargedas
    Photography Director
  • Film Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    48 minutes 57 seconds
  • Production Budget:
    600,000 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Portugal
  • Country of Filming:
    Portugal
  • Film Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Istambul Tourizm Film Festival 2017 - Turquia
    Istambul
    Turkey
    Best Documentary Culture
  • Calcutta International Cult Film Festival 2017 - Índia
    Calcutá
    India
    Best Documentary Film
  • Accolade Global Film Competition (Los Angeles) 2017 - USA
    Los Angeles
    United States
    Award of Merit
  • GOLDEN GATE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - USA
    São Francisco
    United States
    Best Documentary
  • ART&TUR 1016 -Portugal
    Vila Nova de Gaia
    Portugal
    Best Portuguese Documentary
  • Festival Internacional de Jacarta na Indonésia 2016 - Indonésia
    Jacarta
    Indonesia
    BEST FILM
  • Hollywood Boulevard Film Festival 2016- USA
    Hollywood
    United States
    Best Documentary
  • Canadian Diversity Film Festival 2016- Canadá

    Canada
    Best Documentary
  • Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards 2016- USA
    Los Angeles
    United States
    Best Travel Film
  • Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival 2016- USA
    Hollywood
    United States
    Best Cinematography
  • Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival 2016- USA
    Hollywood
    United States
    Best Directing
  • Hollywood International Moving Pictures Festival 2016 - USA
    Hollywood
    United States
    Best Film (winner of Festival)
  • Hollywood International Moving Pictures Festival 2016 - USA
    Hollywood
    United States
    Best Music
  • Festival International Cinema México 2016- México
    México
    Mexico
    Best Documentary
  • Hollywood International Independent Documentary Festival 2016- USA
    Hollywood
    United States
    Best Documentary
  • NEAR NAZARETH FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - Israel
    Nazareth
    Israel
    Best Documentary
  • Festival International de cinema em Paris 2016- França
    Paris
    France
    Best Documentary
  • Festival International SILAFEST na Sérvia 2015

    Serbia
    BEST DIRECTING
  • Festival International Czech Republic 2015
    Karlovi Vary
    Czech Republic
    Best Documentary - Main Award-
  • Arraial Cine Fest, 2015 - Brasil
    Arraial da Ajuda
    Brazil
    Júry Special Award
Director Biography - Carlos Sargedas

Carlos Sargedas was born in Sesimbra. He was born into a family linked to the arts, where for generations his ancestors were people of some importance in Opera, Music, Cinema, Radio and Theater and Television. He worked in several theaters opposite some of the great names of Portuguese theater and with them he learned a lot about stage art on stage and backstage. He was also in the technical area where he finished his activity at the Teatro Maria Matos where he took the first steps in photography and is nowadays photographer with more than 35 years of activity linked to the production of photography and video, producer, director and with work spread a little by this world.
He is director of Finisterra Arrábida Film Art & Tourism Festival, a festival he created seven years ago to give the Arrábida Region international promotion to the world of cinema. Already recognized with the High Sponsorship of the President of the Republic.
He is president of the Arrábida Film Commission, to capitalize on the region for national and international cinema. Collaborator with several publications. Several books published on the Arrábida Region, having twice received the "Personality of the Year" award by Turismo de Portugal for its work in promoting the Region and Country, across borders. The Municipal Assembly of Sesimbra awarded it the highest Cultural Prize of the Autarchy the "Prize Espichel" for its work in cultural and artistic dynamism for its work. In the last 15 years, it has been dedicated to the promotion of promotional films, having received prizes in International Festivals in Greece, Poland, Mexico, Indonesia, USA, Canada, Brazil, France, Serbia, Czech Republic, Turkey, India, Indonesia , Israel. Photographic Editor in several national and international magazines, several Workshops and Presentations in several Universities and Professional Institutes. Professor in the discipline of Production, Scauting and Raperage in the courses of Digital cinema in the West Movies Productions.
Member of the Rotary Club of Sesimbra for 23 years

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