“Sustainable communities”

2nd International Heritage Film Festival | May - October 2017

Main Event  22 - 23 -24 SEP 2017 | ÉVORA (Portugal)



Heritales – International Heritage Film Festival 2017 - “Sustainable communities”

Heritales - International Heritage Film Festival seeks to disseminate narratives of a filmic and graphic nature related to material and immaterial cultural heritage. In this way, it focuses its role on a major area of ​​UNESCO, communication and information.

In this edition 2017, Heritales focuses its topic on sustainable communities, which is one of the 17 objectives of UNESCO's 2030 agenda. Thus, of the many ways to disseminate culture, Heritales relies on the seventh art to recover the patrimonial value of the community, specifically in the viability of sustainable communities, whether current or historical.

It turns the cinema into a voice that spread the message of sustainability existing in different cultures, showing potential paths of development in line with the conservation of an environment. It considers that the film medium is unique in preserving culture, since it is one of the most direct ways of reproducing popular memory (in its various forms of oral, visual, practical or written transmission), maintaining forever a community knowledge through the illusion of the moving images.

The sessions comprise both the projection spaces and the film with its subsequent debate. This is intended to establish a cultural dialogue between two levels of communities: the one that is projected on the screens, and the audience that receives these messages. That exchange between the authors of the films and their receiving audience, increase a cultural knowledge that could change own perception and personal vision that will stay in forever.

The ambience of the festival is enhanced by the spaces where it is celebrated. These are places that are not normally conceived to project films, but rather encounter areas that have traditionally served the community to socialize. From private historical spaces, such as churches or the association, to public spaces, such as the square or the courtyard of a convent. Places that for their architectural value today have become the material heritage of the city of Évora. Finally, it is proposed to project sessions in other places with a potential heritage value, such as small neighborhood of Évora and the interior of Portugal.

This is the call for shorts, documentaries, films and animations for the Heritales International Heritage Film Festival 2017 "Sustainable Communities"*.
We thank immesevely all the submissions, we will get bcak to you at the end of June for futher information about the partecipation at the Festival.
Proposals for other activities are still OPEN! Please write to us if you want to organize an exhibition, a talk, an event for kids or any other type of show that concern Heritage and expecailly "sustainable communities"
Many thanks again! Heritales
Important Dates:
  • Closing date: 15 May 2017.
  • Selection period: 15 June 2017 – 10 July 2017.
  • Communication of acceptance: 15 July 2017.
  • Festival: Friday 22 - 23 - 24 September 2017.
Once the acceptance of the audio-visual has been notified, the author will have 10 days to:
  • Sign the documents**on the permissions of its screening material in the framework of the Heritales - International Heritage Film Festival.
  • Send the material:
    • Two photos of the author: one portrait and one landscape at high resolution. (link to download, please do no use by email attachment)
    • An image icon(250x250 px) of the work.
    • A screenshot of a scene of the work or the poster at high resolution. (link to download, please do not use email attachment).
    • The work to be presented (link to download or DVD to be sent to the contact address).
* Although we will prioritize work that is related to sustainability, authors can also  submit work that it is not strictly related to this theme, as the festival will include also different parallel sessions
* *Due to a very thight schedule, failing to sign the documents and send the material within the 10 days period, will see the possibility to discard the first selection and select other submissions.
 For any doubts you can always contact us at: info@heritales.org
Organizing Committee
maria zozaya Maria Zozaya
Nic Thumb Nicola Schiavottiello
Scientific Committe
João Brigola Thumb Prof. João Brigola
FT_Barata Thumb Prof. Filipe Themudo Barata
Ana Cardoso Thumb Prof. Ana Cardoso de Matos
jaf thumb José Ferreira
User Luiz Pereira
Heritales - International Heritage Film Festival Email: info@heritales.org Mob: +351 93 910 5208
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