Awards

Autores Awards, Portugal

2014 Won
Prémio Autores
Best Film
A Última Vez Que Vi Macau (2012)
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2010 Won
Prémio Autores
Best Film
Morrer Como Um Homem (2009)

Black Movie Film Festival

2013 Nominated
Critics Prize
A Última Vez Que Vi Macau (2012)
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Bogota Film Festival

2005 Won
Bronze Precolumbian Circle
Odete (2005)
Nominated
Golden Precolumbian Circle
Best Film
Odete (2005)

Bratislava International Film Festival

2005 Nominated
Grand Prix
Odete (2005)

Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema

2010 Won
Cinema of the Future Award
Morrer Como Um Homem (2009)

Cannes Film Festival

2009 Nominated
Un Certain Regard Award
Morrer Como Um Homem (2009)
2005 Won
Cinémas de Recherche - Special Mention
Odete (2005)

Cineport - Portuguese Film Festival

2011 Won
Andorinha Trophy
Best Film (Melhor Filme)
Morrer Como Um Homem (2009)

CinEuphoria Awards

2014 Nominated
CinEuphoria
Best Editing - National Competition
A Última Vez Que Vi Macau (2012)
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2010 Won
CinEuphoria
Top Films of the Decade - National Competition
Odete (2005)

Cinéma du Réel

2015 Nominated
Short Film Award
IEC Long (2015)
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Coimbra Caminhos do Cinema Português

2008 Won
Honorable Mention
China China (2007)
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2006 Won
Film Award
Special Mention
Odete (2005)

CPH:DOX

2012 Nominated
CPH:DOX Award
A Última Vez Que Vi Macau (2012)
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2011 Nominated
New Vision Award
Alvorada Vermelha (2011)
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Entrevues Film Festival

2007 Won
Audience Award
Short Film
China China (2007)
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Won
Grand Prix
Short Film
China China (2007)
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2000 Won
Grand Prix
Foreign Film
O Fantasma (2000)
Tied with Our Song (2000).

European Film Awards

2012 Nominated
European Film Award
European Short Film
Manhã de Santo António (2012)
Vila do Conde

Festival de Cinema Luso-Brasileiro de Santa Maria da Feira

2012 Won
Jury Award
Best Film (Melhor Filme)
A Última Vez Que Vi Macau (2012)
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Golden Globes, Portugal

2010 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Film
Morrer Como Um Homem (2009)
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2006 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Film
Odete (2005)

IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival

2011 Won
Best Portuguese Short Film
Alvorada Vermelha (2011)
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Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

2015 Nominated
Best Documentary
Under 30 Minutes
IEC Long (2015)
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Locarno International Film Festival

2016 Won
Best Director
Main Competition
O Ornitólogo (2016)
Nominated
Golden Leopard
Best Film
O Ornitólogo (2016)
2012 Won
Swiss Critics Boccalino Award
Best Director
A Última Vez Que Vi Macau (2012)
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Nominated
Golden Leopard
A Última Vez Que Vi Macau (2012)
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Milan International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

2006 Won
Best Film
Special Mention
Odete (2005)

New York Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

2001 Won
Best Feature
O Fantasma (2000)

Sophia Awards

2014 Won
Sophia
Best Original Screenplay (Melhor Argumento Original)
A Última Vez Que Vi Macau (2012)
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Nominated
Sophia
Best Director (Melhor Realizador)
A Última Vez Que Vi Macau (2012)
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Best Editing (Melhor Montagem)
A Última Vez Que Vi Macau (2012)
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Torino Film Festival

2012 Won
Prize of the City of Torino
Best International Documentary Film
A Última Vez Que Vi Macau (2012)
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For its complex engagement with cultural history, and its haunting evocation of personal and ... More

For its complex engagement with cultural history, and its haunting evocation of personal and collective memory.


Venice Film Festival

2000 Nominated
Golden Lion
O Fantasma (2000)

Warsaw International Film Festival

2008 Nominated
Best Short
China China (2007)
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