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Another Portuguese film to premiere on Netflix



Another Portuguese film to premiere on Netflix

Brace yourself for another Portuguese film to premiere on Netflix

O Leão da Estrela joins O Pátio das Cantigas, A Canção de Lisboa and other Portuguese bets that already exist on the platform.

This is a silly comedy.

Netflix is ​​increasingly focusing on Portuguese products for its catalog. This year alone, six national films have already been released on the streaming platform: “Turned inside out“,”Maya: Scenes from a Romantic Life“E”Bad investigation“Were released in the month of May; Bye “Pátio das Cantigas”, “Song of Lisbon” e “Strawberries with Sugar – Film” debuted on Netflix the following month.

Netflix’s new national bet this time is “Star lion”, which will arrive at the platform this Friday, August 6th. Like O Pátio das Cantigas and A Canção de Lisboa, this film is a remake of the 1947 classic, while directed by Arthur Duarte, also responsible for “Great Elijah” e “Girl on the radio”

This comedy film is about Anastasio, a civil servant close to his family, although she often has a real headache. Besides family, Anastasio loves football, especially the local club Leões de Alcochete.

After several years of defeats, the club is about to return to glory. To do this, they only need to defeat the team from Barrancos do Inferno to Alentejo. Of course, Anastasio does not want to lose this game for the sake of the whole world. However, his plans are in jeopardy after Joana (one of his daughters) crashes his car. Fortunately, there is a way out – the mechanic who walks with his niece Anastasio offers them an eight-seater taxi. Now they just have to pretend to be rich in order to fool Eduardo Barat, Joana’s Facebook friend who has a farm in Alentejo.

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“O Leão da Estrela” has names such as Michael William, Sara Matos, Ana Varela, Manuela Koutu, Andre Nunez, Jose Raposo, Denmark Neto, Aldo Lima, Alexandra Lenkastr e Trademark Guide

Directed by Leonel Vieira, the film premiered on November 26, 2015 in Portuguese cinemas. On the first weekend, 38,721 people watched it. Despite a large audience, the film was not a critical success. If you are unsure whether to watch production or not, you can read this NiT article to clear up your doubts.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.



Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

Method Media Bermuda will present the documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda on Thursday, December 29 at the Underwater Research Institute of Bermuda.

A spokesperson said: “Method Media is proud to bring Bermuda Fabric: Portugal History to Bermuda for its 5th and 6th showing at the Bermuda Underwater Observatory. In November and December 2019, Cloth: A Portuguese Story in Bermuda had four sold-out screenings. Now that Bermuda has reopened after the pandemic, it’s time to bring the film back for at least two screenings.

“There are tickets For $ 20 – sessions at 15:30 and 18:00. Both screenings will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Director and producer Milton Raboso says, “FABRIC is a definitive account of the Portuguese community in Bermuda and its 151 years of history, but it also places Bermuda, Acors and Portugal in the world history and the events that have fueled those 151 years.

“It took more than 10 years to implement FABRIC. The film was supported by the Minister of Culture, the Government of the Azores and private donors.

Bermuda Media Method [MMB] Created in 2011 by producer Milton Raposo. MMB has created content for a wide range of clients: Bermuda’s new hospital renovation, reinsurance, travel campaigns, international sports and more. MMB pays special attention to artistic, cultural and historical content.

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.



Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

Maestro Filipe Cunha, Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Braga, has been invited to conduct the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, as announced today.

According to a statement sent by O MINHO, “he will be the first Portuguese conductor to conduct this orchestra in its entire history.”

In addition to this orchestra, the maestro will also work with the Lyceo Mozarteum de la Habana Symphony Orchestra.

The concerts will take place on 4 and 12 March 2023 at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana.

In the words of the maestro, quoted in the statement, “these will be very beautiful concerts with difficult but very complex pieces” and therefore he feels “very motivated”.

From the very beginning, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will be performed by an Italian pianist (Luigi Borzillo), whom the maestro wants to bring to Portugal later this year. In the same concert, Mendelshon’s First Symphony will be performed.

Then, at the second concert, in the company of the Mexican clarinetist Angel Zedillo, he will perform the Louis Sfora Concerto No. 2. In this concert, the maestro also conducts Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

“This is an international recognition of my work. An invitation that I accept with humility and great responsibility. I was surprised to learn that I would be the first Portuguese member of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. This is a very great honor,” the maestro said in a statement.

“I take with me the name of the city of Braga and Portugal with all the responsibility that goes with it, and I hope to do a good job there, leaving a good image and putting on great concerts. These will be very special concerts because, in addition to performing pieces that I love, especially Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, I will be directing two wonderful soloists who are also my friends. It will be very beautiful,” concludes Filipe Cunha.

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