Drop by Drop / Água mole

Year
2017
Country
Portugal
Duration
9’15’’’
Directors
Alexandra Ramires (Xá), Laura Gonçalves

The last inhabitants of a village refuse to let themselves sink into oblivion. In a world where the idea of progress appears to fly above all, this home floats.

 

Recommended age 7+

CREW
Director: Alexandra Ramires (Xá), Laura Gonçalves
Producer: Rodrigo Areias
Editor: Alexandra Ramires (Xá), Laura Gonçalves
Sound: Pedro Ribeiro, Pedro Marinho
Production and Sales
Bando à Parte
Director
Alexandra Ramires (Xá)

Alexandra Ramires (Xá) was born in 1987; in 2010 she received the Santander Totta scholarship of merit that allowed him to complete the final semester of the painting course at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, graduating from the Fine Arts faculty at the University of Lisbon. She started to work in animation in 2009 at the Sardinha em Lata studios on the animation shorts Journey to Cape Verde directed by José Miguel Ribeiro; The Shoemaker by David Doutel and Vasco Sá and Independent Mind by Marta Monteiro. Since 2013 she has been working at Bando à Parte studios where she collaborated on the films Soot by David Doutel and Vasco Sá and End of Line by Paulo D’Alva. Drop by Drop is her first short animated film co-directed together with Laura Gonçalves.

Selected Filmography

Drop by Drop (2017)

Director
Laura Gonçalves

Laura Gonçalves graduated from the animation course at the Fine Arts Faculty in Lisbon in 2009; she has worked for Sardinha Em Lata Studio as an animator and final artist on Journey to Cape Verde, directed by José Miguel Ribeiro; The Shoemaker by David Doutel and Vasco Sá and Independent Mind by Marta Monteiro. She also worked on Who's This Hat by Joana Toste, Gomtch Gomtch; and M by Joana Bartolomeu (Bando à Parte). In 2012 she completed an MA degree in animation at the Arts University College of Bournemouth, where she directed her first animation short Three Weeks in December.

Selected Filmography

Drop by Drop (2017)

Hall «ANSHLAG»
Zhovten cinema
Kostiantynivska St, 26
Original language with English and Ukrainian subtitles
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Hall «ANSHLAG»
Zhovten cinema
Kostiantynivska St, 26
Original language with English and Ukrainian subtitles
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Hall «LEFT»
Boomer Cinema
vul. Lavruhina, 4
Original language with English and Ukrainian subtitles
Main Hall
Fakel Cinema
Mykoly Bazhana Avenue, 3A
Original language with English and Ukrainian subtitles
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Small Hall
Kyiv Rus Cinema
Sichovykh Striltsiv St., 93
Original language with English and Ukrainian subtitles
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Main Hall
Taras Shevchenko Cinema
Vyshgorodska St., 49
Original language with English and Ukrainian subtitles
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Hall «ANSHLAG»
Zhovten cinema
Kostiantynivska St, 26
Original language with English and Ukrainian subtitles
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