Prison C

A tale about a single mother (95yrs.) and her childrens.
This strong woman choose to be far from success, money or being accepted by a class, don’t care…

When she gone, prefer to fool around and explore outdoors with TOK_KYO and ROD (even he is in bubble to not be contagious).
Contrary, her adults childrens, "Truncated-cocoons”, always watching how life passing and mom joy, don´t care…

They are prisoners in this old house “PRISON C”, surround and slaves of “C” objects, “C” words, not able to figure out what is need to be keep or not, only stay watting for being feed, frightened and lost if they go out of this “C” comfort zone.
They, afraid to be out of system, need a group to exits and afirmation.

Meanwhile in the city, Silves, seems to be frozen in time but progress “C” is comming , in things like buildings that forgot the past, don´t care…

The mother watch but, go on in her periplus and do nothing for warning her childrens.

“Everyone has something to teach us in this madness called life”.

  • Jose Evangelista
    Director
  • Jose Evangelista
    Producer
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes 4 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 17, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    Portugal
  • Country of Filming:
    Portugal
  • Language:
    English
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Jose Evangelista

Born in the Dominican Republic, he presented his artwork in various techniques and medium, in Germany, Japan, New York, Miami, Santo Domingo, London , Italy, Spain and Portugal.
Studied:
• Visual Art (1983) Painting drawing and Photography
• Architecture (1990) and Independent research (1996) with Professor Oscar Niemeyer in Brazil.
• Cinematography (1983) in Hollywood California
• Multimedia in Bielefeld Germany (2001).
• Independent research PRODUCTION DESIGNER FOR NEW YORK BROADWAY MUSICALS.
Video Screening:
• 2012 “ Realidad Vs. Inmortalida” was screened in the VII VIDEO FESTIVAL SCENICWORLD , INTERNATIONAL ART & DIGITAL CULTURES, Lecce Italia.
• 2014 “BorderBody – Mixing Identities” international art festival of photography, video art, installation and performing art in: Almeria (Spain), at MECA Mediterráneo Centro Artístico - In the prestigious Palazzo Barone Ferrara in Bari (Italy)
• 2014/ 2015 Tiaf London -
• 2014/2016 Ficsam -2nd Prize category animation, selected by the audience , Faro Portugal
• 2016- Honorifics Mention Dominican Book Fair, New York

Since 2013 open a new studio in Faro, Portugal, working with the collaboration of different artist in Europe as in America in the developing of an art project of drawings, computer images, multimedia (video + audio) and experimental video.

The studio also deals with video mapping and production design projects for several concerts and musicals in Faro.

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