Tin House

Tin House


Turkish Premiere

Tin House


Lara Plácido & Ângelo Lopes

Portugal, 2013, 14’

Editing: Edson Silva, Lara Plácido
Photography: Nenass Almeida, Mamadou Diop
Producer: Lara Plácido, Ângelo Lopes
Producer Company: Instituto Internacional de Arte, Tecnologias e Cultura

The high cost of construction, inflation in the cost of property and land, in conjunction with the growing rate of unemployment, make purchasing or renting a home difficult for most Cabe Verdeans. The construction of illegal shelters has therefore spread and is often the only option for poor families who have no housing alternatives or means. Is this illegality a crime?

She was born in Portugal, Porto, 1978. Lara Plácido is an architect who graduated in 2003. Her work has been published in several journals and exhibited in several exhibitions. She co-authored with architect Ângelo Lopes the short film “Casalata.”

Festivals & Awards
Curtas em Flagrante, 2014
MARFICI – Panorama Documental – Festival de Cine Independiente de Mar del Plata, 2014 Panorama – 8º mostra do documentário Português, 2014
FESTin – Festival de Cinema Itinerante da Língua Portuguesa, 2014
FACA- Festa de Antropologia, Cinema e Arte de Lisboa, 2014
XIV Lanzarote International Film Festival 2014
Clermont Ferrand – Short Film Market, 2014
Cabo Verde International Film Festival, 2013
Arquiteturas Film Festival Lisboa, 2013
Arquitetura Film Festival Santiago Chile, 2013
55º ZINEBI | Bilbao International Festival of Documentary and Short Film, 2013
Slum Film Festival Nairobi, 2013
Cabo Verde International Film Festival, 2013 – Best Short Documentary