Paulo offers sublime portrayals of the cruelties and paradoxes of power and of the revolutions that brought it down, only to erect new bureaucracies, new cruelties and paradoxes. His work as a mercenary is in the fringe of these 2 worlds.

Director's Bio-filmography

Salomé Lamas (b.1987, Lisbon) studied cinema in Lisbon and Prague, visual arts (MFA) in Amsterdam and is a Ph.D candidate in film studies in Coimbra. 
Her debut ‘Terra de Ninguém’ (2012) (En. ‘No Man’s Land’) premiered internationally at Berlinale (Forum) and was released both theatrically and on DVD in Portugal, France and Spain. She is the author of two other feature films 'Eldorado XXI’ (2016) and 'Extinction’ (2016-in finalisation).

Her work has been awarded and showcased both in art venues and film festivals such as NIMK Netherlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, BAFICI, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Mar del Plata Film Festival, FIAC, Rome Film Festival, MNAC National Museum of Contemporary Art – Museu do Chiado, DocLisboa, Documenta Madrid, MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film, Guggenheim Bilbao, Pacific Film Archive – Berkeley University, Harvard Film Archive, Museum of Moving Images NY, Jewish Museum NY, Fid Marseille, Arsenal Institut fur film und videokunst, Cinema du Reel, CalArts, UCLA Hammer Museum, Serralves Contemporary Art Museum, La Casa Encendida, CPH:DOX, Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, Bozar – Centre of Fine Arts, TABAKALERA, Les Rencontres Internationales – Nouveau Cinema et Art Contemporain etc.
She collaborates with the production company O Som e a Furia and is represented by Miguel Nabinho Gallery – Lisboa 20.
Lamas was awarded fellowships at Rockefeller Foundation-Bellagio Center, Bogliasco Foundation, a MacDowell Colony, a Yaddo, DAAD Berliner Künstlerprogramm, etc. 
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EXTINCTION  [in post-production] ELDORADO XXI [2016] HORIZON NOZIROH [2016] (video installation – co-directed with Gregorio Graziosi in collaboration with Christoph Both-Asmus)  A TORRE [2015] MOUNT ANANEA (video installation) [2015] NORTH: TRIAL BY FIRE (audiovisual performance) [2015]   LE BOUDIN [2014]  THEATRUM ORBIS TERRARUM [2013]  NO MAN’S LAND [2012] A COMUNIDADE [2012]  ENCOUNTERS WITH LANDSCAPE3X [2012]   VHS [2010-2012] • GOLDEN DAWN [2011] IMPERIAL GIRL [2010]  JOTTA: A MINHA MALADRESSE É UMAFORMA DE DELICATESSE [2009] (co-realizado com Francisco Moreira)  O PALIMPSESTO DA RAPARIGA CISNE OU CHOVEU DURANTE DOIS DIAS E A PAISAGEMALTEROU-SE [2008] 

Theatrical Release

SPAIN: MAY 31, 2013

Festivals & Awards

Doclisboa’12 – Portuguese Competition [Portugal, 2012]: Restart Award for Best Portuguese Feature, Jameson Award for Best First Film, Audience Award for Best Portuguese Feature, Liscont Award for Best Portuguese Feature
Documenta Madrid [Spain, 2013]: Special Mention of the Jury
63 Berlinale – Forum [Germany, 2013]
Documentary Forthnight – MoMa [USA, 2013]
Cinéma du Réel [France, 2013]

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Written and Directed by Salomé Lamas Cinematography Takashi Sugimoto Sound Bruno Moreira Editing Telmo Churro Producers Luís Urbano, Sandro Aguilar

HD | 16:9 | COLOUR | 72’

© O SOM E A FÚRIA 2012