Maus Hábitos | Porto

Event Details

On the last Wednesday of each month, the Maus Hábitos will screen thematic cinema cycles in which the common denominator is films directed by women. The objective is to give visibility to the work of women in the cinema, through the projection of their works and, whenever possible, their presence in the sessions, promoting the encounter between the public and the authors.

This month we screen a program of the first Edition of the Porto Femme International Film Festival, which took place from 30 May to 3 June.

This program includes awarded movies, as the favorites of our team and others with relevance because of many factors. The objective pass by present a sample that is representative of the program showed, as well as perspectives and genres.



Brazil| 18’ |2017

Director: Gabriela Santos Alves

Producer: Ursula Dart, Maria Grijó Simonetti




The final months of pregnancy and the first few after the birth of a baby are unique experiences in a woman’s life. And when this daily life is lived inside a penitentiary?



Spain | 4’20 | 2016

Director: Emilia Ruiz

Cast: David Crivillé, Yolanda Belvis

Producer: Emilia Ruiz



Leo plays “cowboys and Indians” every day at home. Today, aged just five, he learned a new game.



Hungary | 18’30 | 2017

Director: Linda Dombrovszky

Cast: Zsolt Kovács, János Bán, Miklós Székely B., Anna Györgyi, Konrád 

Quintus, György Nagy Bajomi

Producer: Ferenc Szohár

Production Company: CINEMART KFT



An elderly man is unable to accept that he is made to retire and his life takes a dramatic turn, when he realises that he cannot finish the work of his life.





Brazil | 12’ | 2016

Director: Alexia Maltner

Cast: Othon Bastos, Suzana Faíni

Producer: Amanda Lima



This film follows the story of Dora and Caio, an elderly couple who are celebrating their fiftieth wedding anniversary. To the outside world, Dora and Caio appear to be the perfect happy married couple.

Dora and Caio discuss and disagree about whether to remain in their marriage that is based only on the happiness of past memories or take the risk to begin a new life independently of one another.





Spain | 18’ | 2017

Director: Iván Sáinz-pardo

Cast: Aurelia Schikarski, Natalia  Mateo, Fele Martinez

Producer: Aitor Arenas



Ainhoa is 9 years old and she has left home, bringing only her school bag and a Playmobil.
Ainhoa is a story that, instead of trying to put children to sleep, tries to wake up the adults.