Os Meninos do Rio / Children of the River

A film by Javier Macipe

This film was screened as a part of the 2016 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF19)

This short film preceded the screening of the featureĀ Tan distintos (An Ocean Between Us)



Portugal/Spain, Drama, 2014
14 min, Color
Portuguese with English subtitles

In the riverside neighborhood of Oporto all the children prove their courage by jumping from the stunning Luis I bridge into the Duero River. Leo has never done it before. He is different but he is getting tired of everyone thinking he is a coward.

Texas Premiere

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