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Barbs, Wastelands [R]

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Farpões, Baldios

Ελληνική Πρεμιέρα / Greek Premiere
Πορτογαλία / Portugal, 2017, 25′, DCP, Έγχρ. / Color, Με ήχο / Sound Πορτογαλικά / Portuguese

Σκηνοθεσία / Direction: Marta Mateus

In the end of the 19th century the peasants in Portugal started a courageous struggle for better work conditions. After generations of starving misery, the Carnation Revolution sowed the promise of an Agrarian Reform. Mostly in the Alentejo region, these rural workers occupied the huge properties where they were once submitted to the power of their Masters. Perhaps the lost seed of other fruits…

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The 9th Athens Avant-Garde Film Festival is carried out in the context of “Cinephilia in the New Age II” which is funded by the European Union — European Regional Development Fund (Operational Programme ROP ATTIKI of NSRF 2014-2020). All actions are carried out under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports.