The Head & The Hand

Marc Serpa Francoeur

23' | 2018 | Canada - Portugal
VO: Portuguese | Subt: Spanish ...

Women  |  Disability

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SYNOPSIS

Set on a remote Portuguese island, "The Head & The Hand" is a meditative glimpse into the lives of two women with disabilities who spent decades living together and, despite the challenges they faced, found joy in their independence and sisterhood.

TECHNICAL INFO
  • Original Title: A cabeça e a mão

    Director: Marc Serpa Francoeur

    Sort by Running Time: 23'

    Year of production: 2018

  • Category: Documentary

    Genre/Theme: Women, Disability

    Nationality: Canada , Portugal

    Productora: Lost Time Media

  • Language of dialogues: Portuguese

    Subtitle language: SpanishEnglishPortuguese

TAGS

Tag: Women, Friendship, Disability, Sisters, Islands, Eld, Aging, Character-driven story

AWARDS

- Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 2018 - World Premiere
- DOC NYC 2018
- Big Sky Documentary Film Festival 2019
- Santa Fe Film Festival 2019 - Winner Best Short
- Festival Internacional de Cine Lebu 2019
- Sarasota Film Festival 2019
- Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival 2019
- Cine Las Americas 2019

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Director's Bio and Filmography
Marc Serpa Francoeur Canada

Documentary filmmaker and interactive producer based in Toronto whose work builds on lifelong interests in immigration, diversity, and social justice issues. Marc is the co-creator of “The World in Ten Blocks” (2016), a feature-length interactive documentary that explores the diversity of Toronto's Bloorcourt neighbourhood through the stories of its immigrant small business owners, which was featured at Hot Docs , Sheffield Doc/Fest, and launched episodically in partnership with The Globe and Mail. Marc is the co-founder of Lost Time Media, whose recent interactive work includes “League of Exotique Dancers Interactive” (2016), which was produced for Toronto's Emmy Award-winning Storyline Entertainment. Lost Time Media has collaborated on a diverse range of projects, including “Queerstory” (2014), a geo-locative mobile app that uses 40+ short documentaries to explore the queer history of Toronto, and “Collective Threads” (2017), an online resource of immigration-themed videos produced by the Textile Museum of Canada. Marc's most recent film is "The Head & The Hand" (2018), which had its World Premiere at Hot Docs and was listed by DOC NYC as one of the top twelve contenders for the Academy Awards Documentary Short category. Lost Time Media is currently producing a cross-media documentary on police brutality and accountability issues in Calgary in partnership with CBC, NFB, and others. 

Other films by the director in Feelsales

Feelsales | Av. Concha Espina, 65. 2º; 28016, Madrid; Spain

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