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The Cannes Film Festival kicks off on Tuesday with a short film competition in Portuguese – Observador



The Cannes Film Festival kicks off on Tuesday with a short film competition in Portuguese - Observador

74th Cannes Film Festival, among the entries of which is the Portuguese film by Diogo Salgado “Noit Turva”. starts this tuesday at this location in the south of France

In this issue, 24 films will be submitted to the official competition, including works by directors such as Italian Nanni Moretti, Russian Kirill Serebrennikov, French Jacques Audiar and American Sean Penn. Also distinguished are Frenchman Leos Carax (Annette, opening film), North American Wes Anderson (French Dispatch) and Dutchman Paul Verhoeven (Benedetta).

Participating in the short film competition is Noite turva, the first work by Portuguese filmmaker Diogo Salgado, who won the 2020 National Best Film Prize at the Curtas de Vila de Conde festival. Blurred Night is the result of a long film project by Diogo Salgadaa project that started three years ago, given funding difficulties and an emotional willingness to complete it, he told Lusa.

This short film is the first film by a 26-year-old director from Coimbra, and was started after studying at the Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema, where he graduated in photography. The short film is a story about two boys playing in the forest, one of whom disappears by the pond at night.


Also in the section of short films, in Cannes programs dedicated to cinematic projects that are not yet completed, are in the development and post-production stages, films will be shown to professionals “between light and nothing“Joana de Sousa, produced by Pedro Fernandez Duarte, and“ O end do Verão ”by Marco Veloso, producer at the Graduate School of Theater and Cinema.

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The Quinzena de Realizadores, one of the festival’s parallel programs, will host the premiere of Diários de Otsoga by Miguel Gomes and Maureen Fasendeiro. The film was filmed in 2020, already in the midst of a complete pandemic, with actors Crista Alphaiate, Carloto Cotta and João Nunez Monteiro, and the script was signed by Mariana Ricardo, as well as Maureen Fasendeiro and Miguel Gomes, who signed a joint production for the first production. time.

Who will also be in Cannes is director David Pineiro Vicente., with the project of the first feature film entitled “Between the Past and the Future”, which was developed under the Cinéfondation program, and which will feature Portuguese-French films co-produced by O Som ea Fúria and La Belle. Affaire. Italian director Marco Belloccio will receive the Palme d’Or and screen the documentary “Marx può aspettare”.

This year, the jury headed by American director Spike Lee included Brazilian director Kleber Mendonsa Filho, American actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, Franco-Senegalese director Mati Diop, South Korean actor Song Kang Ho, French actor Tahar Raheem. , French actress Melanie Laurent, French singer Mylene Farmer and Australian director Jessica Hausner. The festival will run until July 17, when the winners of the competitions will be announced.

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Portuguese tennis player Gonçalo Oliveira in the doubles final of the Lisbon Belém Open



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Oliveira and Kolar defeated France’s Manuel Guinard and Venezuela’s Luis David Martínez in the semi-finals for first place in the series, in straight sets with partial scores of 6-1 and 6-2 after 58 minutes of play.

In the title match, they will take on the Ukrainian duo of Vladislav Manafov and Oleg Prikhodko, who eliminated Jivan Nedunchezhyan of India and Christopher Rungkat of Indonesia 6-4 and 6-2 in the semi-finals.

For the 27-year-old Portuguese tennis player, this will be his 31st doubles final at the ATP Challenger Tour and third at the Lisboa Belém Open after reaching the final in 2017 with compatriot Frederico Gil and champion in 2020 with Dominican Roberto Cid Subervi.

In singles, Italian Marco Cecchinato, semi-finalist of Roland Garros in 2018, beat Spaniard Carlos Taberner 7-6 (7-2) and 6-4, scheduling a meeting in the semi-final with the “Reserve” Kazakh Timofey Skatov, responsible for eliminating Frenchman Benoit Pera, in three matches, with a score of 6-4, 2-6 and 7-5.

The other semi-final of the Lisbon tournament will be discussed between Austrian Filip Mizolich, who defeated Giulio Zeppieri 6-4 today, and Frenchman Luca van Assche, the executioner of compatriot Alexander Müller, who finished seventh. parts 6-4 and 7-5.

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Portuguese fund CA Património Crescente wins European award for highest return – Imobiliário



Portuguese fund CA Património Crescente wins European award for highest return - Imobiliário

Open-ended real estate investment fund CA Património Crescente has once again received the MSCI European Property Investment Awards in the Diversified Portfolio category for 2021.

This is the 12th time that the Portuguese fund, established in 2005, has received this award, which distinguishes the national real estate portfolio with the best return. In 2021, CA Património Crescente’s real estate portfolio returned 7.8%, compared to 6.3% in the benchmark.

The largest share of real estate income was received through shopping centers and offices: 8.7% and 8.6% respectively, according to the Portuguese fund Negócios, which at the end of August had a portfolio of 141 assets worth 1,031 million euros.

CA Património Crescente is one of the six funds managed by Square Asset Management, with Grupo Crédito Agrícola being the custodian bank and responsible for its marketing and investments mainly in real estate destined for trade, offices, services, industry, logistics or hotels.

The CA Património Crescente fund returned an annualized return of 5.1% in April, which declined slightly to 4.23% after two years, rising to 4.72% after three years and 4.74% after five years. . The average ten-year yield was 3.95%.

Square AM was also once again awarded by Euromoney, which recognizes major leaders in real estate financial products and services, as the “Best Investment Manager” of 2022.

Square AM has been on the market for 17 years and is one of the largest real estate fund managers in Portugal with €1.3 billion in assets and over 25,000 investors.

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Benfica announces a partnership with Portuguese driver Miguel Santiago.



Benfica announces a partnership with Portuguese driver Miguel Santiago.

Young competes at the National Speed ​​Championship and the FIM GP Junior World Championship.

Benfica have announced a partnership with driver Miguel Santiago, a Portuguese driver who works in the National Speed ​​Championship and the FIM Junior World Championship. Santi, who started taking his first steps in motorsport in 2016, was pleased with someone during the presentation. “The dream has come true! When I was little, before riding motorcycles, I played football, went to Benfica’s school in Mafra, I always dreamed of becoming a Benfica athlete. I never thought! A few years ago, if you had asked me, I would have said no, I believed that one day I would be here, it is a great pride. I have no words. I just hope to reach the goals, glorify the club. I have the race, the desire and the ambition.” , repeated the 18-year-old BTV pilot.

Miguel Santiago is thinking about becoming the queen of motorcycle racing.

“In recent years, the FIM Junior GP has attracted many riders to the Moto GP where 20 out of 24 riders [que participam] come from this contest. Participation in Moto GP is considered the greatest school of prodigies, I am proud to be there and so close to the level of Moto GP,” he said.

Flavio Miguel Silva


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