The Fish Protest

Angry with pollution at sea, the fish protest on the beaches of Portugal.

  • Paulo Delgado
    Director
    Breaking Waves
  • Paulo Delgado
    Writer
    Breaking Waves
  • Paulo Delgado
    Producer
    Breaking Waves
  • Paulo César Fajardo
    Editor
    Breaking Waves
  • Hugo Guerra
    Production assistant
    No Fishing
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    O Protesto dos Peixes
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 12, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    50 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Portugal
  • Country of Filming:
    Portugal
  • Language:
    Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Mar Film Festival 2019
    Ílhavo
    Portugal
    April 28, 2019
    Novas Vistas Lumière Official Selection
  • Marmostra 2019
    Cantanhede
    Portugal
    July 20, 2018
    Official selection
  • M Film Festival
    Matosinhos
    Portugal
    May 25, 2019
    Official Selection
  • Ocean Coast Film Festival
    Matosinhos
    Portugal
    October 19, 2019
    Official Selection
  • RTF - Realtime International Film Festival
    Lagos
    Nigeria
    April 7, 2020
    Semi-Finalist
Distribution Information
  • Cineclub Bairrada
    Country: Portugal
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Paulo Delgado

Paulo Delgado was born on December 31st, 1951 in Coimbra, Portugal.
Developed the professional activity of radiologist at the University Hospital of Coimbra for 41 years. Was professionally an “interior photographer” and now that he is retired he became an “outdoor photographer”.
Lives in Praia da Tocha beach and as a lover of the sea and fishing, is dedicated to making a photographic and video archive of an endangered activity - the Art of Xávega. The purpose of this archive is to document the differences that exist in a small geographical area in the form of traditional trawl fishing.
In his filmography there are the short films "A Safra da Faina", "António de Macedo - O Cineasta Inconformado", "Palheiros da Praia da Tocha", "30 Days 30 Tides", "No Fishing" and "The Fish Protest" and "White Gold".

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