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Jorge Jácome

Jorge Jácome is a filmmaker and artist based in Lisbon. He was born in Viana do Castelo and grew up in Macau. He graduated in Direction and Edition at Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema (Lisbon, Portugal) and holds a post-graduation at Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains (Tourcoing, France). In his works, which blurs the lines between documentary and fiction, he investigates relations between utopias, melancholy, disappearance and desire. His films have been shown in festivals and exhibition contexts — Berlinale, Toronto International Film Festival, San Sebastian, New York Film Festival, 25 FPS, Winterthur, IndieLisboa, Curtas – Vila do Conde, BIEFF, Palais de Tokyo, MoMa, Tabakalera, among others. His projects won several awards, such as: Best Film Award in Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Short Film Grand Prize at Indielisboa — with Past Perfect (2019); Grand Prix at 25 FPS, Best Film Award in Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Punto de Vista, BIEFF, New Talent at IndieLisboa — with Flores (2017), among others. Parallel to his work as a filmmaker he works as an editor of projects by other filmmakers and regularly collaborates in performing arts projects.”