Frames is a film festival in Sweden showcasing the talent of Portuguese filmmakers, through a carefully curated selection of films. The purpose of Frames is to deepen the dialogue between Swedish audience and the Portuguese community using contemporary film.

The winning director/producer will be awarded with a monetary prize of 500€ and invited to be a member of the jury in Frames 2019 (travel and accommodation included, valued at 600€).

This year's edition of Frames - Portuguese Film Festival casts the light on women.

Frames On Women is firstly about the complex problem of the representation of women in film and, secondly, about giving fair visibility to women through Portuguese cinema. Considering the vast majority of contemporary cinematic depictions is still linked to the male gaze, we invite you - the filmmaker - to counteract it.

The summary of the admission criteria is:

- The director or producer of the film is Portuguese, or the film was shot in Portugal;
- At least one of the directors is a woman or depicts at least one female protagonist.
- It has a maximum length of 45 minutes;
- It has been produced between 2015 and 2017.

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