Utopia – 4th UK Portuguese Film Festival will showcase an exciting mixture of contemporary films and a one-off special archive session. With the Portuguese language as a common base, the theme for the 2013 international programme is “Film, Memory and Landscape”. The programme combines works by internationally recognised directors, such as London Film Festival habitué Zézé Gamboa (Angola) and João Pedro Rodrigues (Portugal), with work by emerging talents such as Salomé Lamas (Portugal) and Marcelo Lordello (Brazil). The selected films weave together a cross-cultural narrative of surprising connections, offering London audiences the opportunity
to get to know more about the artistic and cultural singularity of the production from countries such as Angola, Portugal, Guinea Bissau and Brazil.

They'll Come Back
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The Battle of Tabato

TAP Portugal is a leading airline to Portugal from the UK, travelling to numerous destinations within Europe and beyond. Serving a total of 75 destinations in 35 countries worldwide, including 45 European destinations, TAP is currently the main carrier between the UK and Portugal, with connections to Africa, North and South America.

The Utopia – UK Portuguese Film Festival is supported by the Portuguese Embassy in London, Instituto Camões and TAP, in collaboration with the Barbican Centre, the ICA, the Institut Français and the Genesis Cinema.

The Last Time I Saw Macao


1st UK Portuguese
Film Festival
25 Nov – 8 Dec 2010



2nd UK Portuguese
Film Festival
25 Nov – 8 Dec 2011



3rd UK Portuguese
Film Festival
25 Nov – 8 Dec 2012

All is Well




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Erica Faleiro Rodrigues

Associate Director:
Guilherme Blanc

Fernanda Franco

Assistant Producers:
David Pinho Barros
Leonor Pinho

Graphic Design:
Carlos Azeredo Mesquita
Maria João Macedo

Web Development:
Queo Technologies

Filmville was founded in 2007 with the aim of curating and promoting film events around Portuguese speaking countries' cultures in the UK. Since 2010, Filmville has programmed the annual UK Portuguese Film Festival, working with institutions such as the Barbican Arts Centre, the Whitechapel Gallery, the Institut français, the Tricycle Theatre and the Picture House. Fimville is run by Erica Faleiro Rodrigues and Guilherme Blanc, with external help from freelancers and key institutions.

The Great Kilapy


Ciné Lumière

17 Queensberry Place

T: South Kensington

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The Mall

T: Charing Cross and Piccadilly Circus

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Barbican Centre

Silk Street

T: Barbican, Moorgate, St Paul's, Bank, Liverpool Street and Mansion House

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Genesis Cinema

93-95 Mile End Road

T: Stepney Green and Whitechapel

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Song of Love and Health
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