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EXTINÇÃO/EXTINCTION (2018)
HD video, 2:39, black and white, Dolby 5.1 sound, 80 min., Germany-Portugal
Production: O Som e a Fúria, Lamaland, Mengamuk Films, Walla Collective, Screen Miguel Nabinho, Bikini
Development Support: Agora Works in Progress 2016 Thessaloniki International Film Festival.
Additional Support: Screen Miguel Nabinho, Walla Colective, Bikini, Yuki, Bogliasco Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, Yadoo
Support: Berliner Künstlerprogramm des DAAD, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Instituto do Cinema e Audiovisual (ICA)
Awards: Prix Special du Jury at RIDM, Canada, Premio Las Nuevas Olas No FiccIón at Seville European Film Festival, Spain

The end of the cold war did not produce a thaw throughout the continent. A peculiarity of today's Europe is the variety of “frozen conflicts” it contains.
Transnistria is an unrecognized state that broke away from the former Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic of the Soviet Union in 1990.
The film is a casual juxtaposition of the elevated with the banal, with an eerily convincing logic of paradox.

Festivals/Screenings (selection)
2019 - McGill University, Canada
2018 - RIDM, Canada
2018 - IDFA, The Netherlands
2018 - São Paulo International Film Fesitval, Brazil
2018 - Porto/Post/Doc, Portugal
2018 - NMAC – Museu do Chiado – Solo Show, Portugal
2018 - Sevilla Festival de Cine – Cine Europeo y Contemporáneo, Spain
2018 - Doc Lisboa, Portugal
2018 - Fidocs – Salomé Lamas Retrospective, Chile
2018 - BlackCanvasFCC, Mexico
2018 - Dokufest, Kosovo
2018 - Museum of Moving Image NY, USA
2018 - Transcinema, Peru
2018 - Bertha DocHouse, UK
2018 - Artists’ Moving Image, – Tyneside Cinema, UK
2018 - CinéDOC-Tbilisi, Georgia
2018 - ICA – Institute for Contemporary Art, UK
2018 - CPH:DOX, Denmark
2018 - Cinema do Reel, France

Theatrical Release: Portugal, UK
VOD: MUBI

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