A hearty congratulations to 2012 Collaborative Program Buy Cheap Order director (and former UnionDocs fellow!), André Valentim Almeida, on winning the Doc Alliance Award for 2014. The winning film, The Quest of the Schooner Creoula, was announced today at the Doc Brunch in Cannes, an event co-hosted by CPH:DOX and six other member festivals. The prize was handed out by a jury of seven international film critics.
[su_quote url=”http://cphdoxnews.dk/d/nyhedsbrev.lasso?n=778″]The film is a personal essay and journey of discovery, as the director boards the schooner Creoula heading for the Selvagens Islands to document the biggest Portuguese scientific expedition ever. During this journey he finds memories of the Portuguese fishing history in Newfoundland where his uncle was a captain, which leads him to the discovery of his country’s past as well as his own.[/su_quote] Order