CIGANO
GYPSY

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TAGLINE:
It's your car but it's my ride!

Talent
DAVID BONNEVILLE
Role of participant
Director
Director
David Bonneville
Producer
Fernando Vendrell / Bárbara Valentina
Screenwriter
David Bonneville and Diego Rocha
Status
finished
Year of production
2013
Running time
18 min
Genre
Road Movie
Country of Production
Portugal
Production Companies
David & Golias, Instituto do Cinema e Audiovisual, Ministério da Cultura, RTP TV broadcaster
Website
//www.davidbonneville.net
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Cast & Crew

Cinematographer
Vasco Viana
Writer
David Bonneville
Co-Writer
Diego Rocha
Director
David Bonneville
Executive Producer
Bárbara Valentina
Editor
Mariana Gaivão
Still Photographer
Cláudia Varejão
Cast
Jaime Freitas, Tiago Aldeia,

Contact

Name
David & Golias
Company
www.david-golias.com
E-mail
mail@david-golias.com
Phone
Tel. + 351 21 888 20 28
Country
PORTUGAL

Festivals and Awards

"the highly original short film 'Cigano'"
BFI ・BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE (UK)

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“Cigano, one of the most awarded films of Portuguese cinema.”
PORTUGUESE FILM ACADEMY (PT)

--FESTIVALS--

2013
LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL [Switzerland]

VILA DO CONDE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL [Portugal]

HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL [New York/USA, 2013]
Golden Starfish Award nominee

19th LEUVEN International Short Film Festival [Belgium, 2013]

ISTAMBUL International Short Film Festival [Turkey, 2013]

BREST EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL [France, 2013]

CORK Film Festival [Ireland, 2013]

CINEMED MONTPELLIER Mediterranean Film Festival [France, 2013]

PALESTINIAN International Young Filmmakers Festival [Palestine, 2013]

ADANA GOLDEN BOLL Film Festival [Turkey, 2013]

ENCOUNTERS BRISTOL International Short Film Festival [England, 2013]

KOLKATA Shorts International Film Festival [India, 2013]
Best film nominee

2014
SXSW SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FILM FESTIVAL [Texas/USA, 2014]
Grand Jury Award nominee

SHORT FILM NIGHT at The Joiners Arms [UK, 2014]

TURKEY RED CROSS - Portuguese Arts Night, [Izmir, 2014]

20th LEUVEN Short Film Festival [Belgium, 2014]
Focus on Portugal

'A PORTUGUESE LOVE AFFAIR'
David Bonneville Retrospective [London/UK, 2014]

PALM SPRINGS International Festival of Short Films [USA, 2014]

MIX BRAZIL International Film Festival [São Paulo, 2014]

AESTHETICA Short Film Festival [York/UK, 2014]

THE SHORTEST DAY [Portugal, 2014]

CINEMAJAM [London/UK, 2014]

CINEDAYS SKOPJE Festival of European Film [Macedonia, 2014]

BRATISLAVA International Film Festival [Slovakia, 2014]

FRINGE Film Festival [United Kingdom,2014]

MADRID Festival Cinematográfico Internacional El Ojo Cojo [Spain, 2014]

BARCELONA Festival Cinematográfico Internacional El Ojo Cojo [Spain, 2014]

FICG GUADALAJARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, [Mexico, 2014] Iberoamerican Short Award nominee

TOFIFEST International Film Festival [Poland, 2014]

FESANCOR CHILEAN Short Film Festival [Santiago de Chile, 2014]

KONSTANZER Kurz Film Spiele [Germany, 2014]

IRIS PRIZE AWARDS [Wales, 2014]

SEATTLE Latino Film Festival [USA, 2014]

TIMISHORTS Film Festival [Romania, 2014]

TANGIER International Film Festival [Morrocco, 2014]

BUDAPEST International Short Film Festival [Hungary, 2014]

AVVANTURA Film Festival Zadar [Crotaia, 2014]

AYVALıK International Film Festival [Turkey, 2014]

OPUZEN Film Festival [Croatia, 2014]

WEITERSTADT Open-Air Filmfest [Germany, 2014]

RHODE ISLAND International Film Festival [USA, 2014]

CINEMA CITY International Film Festival [Serbia, 2014]

ROTTERDAM Film in de Buurt [Holland, 2014]

ATHENS Psarokokalo Film Festival [Greece, 2014]

INDPANDA International Film Festival [Hong Kong/China, 2014]

KINEMASTIK International Short Film festival [Malta, 2014]

ARKADIA SHORT FEST [Romania, 2014]

MUNICH International Film Festival [Germany, 2014]

TAMPERE Film Festival [Finland, 2014]

NEW YORK Portuguese Short Film Festival [Tribeca-Lisbon-Cascais 2014]

CINERAMA.BC International Film Festival [Santa Catarina/Brazil, 2014]

LARISSA Mediterranean Festival of New Film-makers [Greece, 2014]

SARASOTA Film Festival [Florida/USA, 2014]

11th LONDON Short Film Festival [England, 2014]

2015
56th BRNO16 Film Festival [Czech Republic, 2015]

INDIAN Cine Film Festival [Mumbai/India, 2015]

ARTRIO – Rio International Contemporary Art Fair [Brazil, 2015]

MAREMETRAGGIO International Short Film Festival [Trieste/Italy, 2015]

ISCHIA Film Festival [Gulf of Naples/Italy, 2015]

DURBAN Gay & Lesbian Film Festival [South Africa, 2015]

CABO VERDE Festival de Cinema GL [Africa, 2015]

SANTANDER PIÉLAGOS EN CORTO Film Festival [Spain, 2015]

RIO Festival Gay de Cinema [Rio de Janeiro/Brazil, 2015]

SGI BUDDIHST SUMMER CONFERENCES - Cultural Programme [UK, 2015]

LISBON Famous Art Fest [Portugal, 2015]

FNAC FARO screening - Best of Shortctz Xpress Faro [Portugal, 2015]

FESTIVAL LUSO-BRASILEIRO FARCUME [Paraíba/Brazil, 2015]

ZURICH PinkApple Filmfestival [Switzerland, 2015]
1 of the 6 Short nominees

BUCHAREST DaKINO International Film Festival [Romania, 2015]

BYRON BAY International Film Festival [Australia, 2015]

FESTIN-Festival de Cinema da Língua Portuguesa [Portugal, 2015]
Film analysis in the Seminar 'Film as a social agent.' (Cloves Mendes)

GARDEN STATE Film Festival [New Jersey/USA, 2015]

AMSTERDAM ROZE FILMDAGEN [Holland, 2015]

CINEMATHEQUE TORRES NOVAS [Portugal, 2015]

CBA CINEMA BLOGGERS AWARDS [Portugal, 2015]
1 of the 5 CBA Short nominees

SHANGHAI LONG WEEK OF SHORT FILM FESTIVAL [China, 2015]

ISTAMBUL MODERN CINEMA, Special Screening [Turkey, 2015]

ANKARA PinkLife, Special Screening [Turkey, 2015]

LONDON Short Film Festival, Special Screening [UK, 2015]

2016
CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF PORTUGAL [Porto, 2016]
[CITAR, Centre of Investigation in Science and Technology of the Arts]

BROOKLYN Cinema Club [NY/USA, 2016]

57th BRNO16 Film Festival, Special Screening [Czech Republic, 2016]

SELAR CINEMA [London/UK, 2016] Screening + Artist Talk

THE FILM BUNCH [London/UK, 2016] Screening + Artist Talk

NEUROPA ROAD MAP ShortsOnTap programme [London/UK, 2016]

STRAWBERRY Shorts Film Festival [Cambridge/UK, 2016]

TWELVEMONTHS FILM FESTIVAL [Cluj/Romania, 2016]

LEIRIA Film Festival [Portugal, 2016]

FIBABC Festival Iberoamericano de Cortometrajes [Spain, 2016]

2017
INDIEPASION IBERO-AMERICAN Film Festival [Miami/USA, 2017]

FILM VAULT PRESENTS [Manchester/UK, 2017]

FICA, INTERNATIONAL ART FILM FESTIVAL [Santarém, 2017]

PORTUGUESE CINEMATHEQUE - FILM MUSEUM [Lisbon, 2017]
"New Visions" programmme

ALTFEST Film Programme, Courthouse Theatre [NY/USA, 2017]

2018
BFI NEIGHBOURHOOD CINEMA | WEST HAMPSTEAD CINEMA CLUB [London]

BUENOS AIRES LAFIC, Lanus Festival Internacional de Cine [Argentina, 2018]


**AWARDS and MENTIONS**

2016
THE CAMBRIDGE STRAWBERRY SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL [UK, 2016]
Cambridge Cinema Shorts Official Commendation

TWELVEMONTHS FILM FESTIVAL [Cluj/Romania, February 2016]
Best Director Award (Cigano)

2015
02. ANNUAL AWARDS SHORTCUTZ VISEU [Portugal, 2015]
Best Director Award - David Bonneville (Cigano)
Best Actor Award - Tiago Aldeia (Cigano)

38. ELCHE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF INDEPENDENT FILM [Valencia/Spain, 2015]
Elche City Award for Best Short Fiction

09. MEXICAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL [Mexico, 2015]
Golden Palm Award for Best Narrative Short

06. CINEUPHORIA AWARDS [Portugal, 2015]
TOP Shorts of the Year Award - David Bonneville (Cigano)
Best Cinematography Award - DOP Vasco Viana (Cigano)
Best Actor in a Short Film Award - Tiago Aldeia (Cigano)

FARO SHORTCUTZ XPRESS [Portugal, July 2015]
Best Short Film Jury Award
Audience Award for Best Short Film

LISBON SHORTCUTZ [Portugal, February 2015]
Best Short Film Award

PORTO SHORTCUTZ [Portugal, January 2015]
Best Short Film Award



2014
15. İZMIR INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL [Ismir/Turkey, 2014]
Golden Cat Award for Best International Fiction

18. QUEERLISBOA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL [Lisbon/Portugal, 2014]
Best Short Film Audience Award

20. CAMINHOS FESTIVAL DO CINEMA PORTUGUÊS [Coimbra/Portugal, 2014]
Best Supporting Actor Award - Jaime Freitas (Cigano)

04. FARCUME ・ FARO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL [Portugal, 2014]
Medal for Best Fiction Film

TORONTO WILDSOUND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL [Toronto/Canada, 2014]
Best Global Performance Award - Tiago Aldeia and Jaime Freitas (Cigano)
Best Cinematography Award - DOP Vasco Viana (Cigano)

LONDON SHORTS ON TAP [UK, 2014]
Best Short Film Award
Top 7 Shorts of 2014

SXV SHORTCUTZ XPRESS VISEU, [Portugal, September 2014]
Best Short Film Award
Winner of the Fortnight

42. FESTIVAL DER NATIONEN [Lenzing/Austria, 2014]
Lenzing Award in Silver


2013
60. CANNES FILM FESTIVAL COURT MÉTRAGE, ShortFilmCorner [France, 2013]
_"Coup de Coeur" Distinction
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