THE BOY AND THE OWL
Special Mention Art Movie Jury
Art Movie, Animation
Mário Gajo de Carvalho
34th Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG), Mexico, 2019. Competition. Mexico 14th Athens Animfest, 2019, Greece. Official competition. Grand Prix "Athena" Award Greece 14th Poppy Jasper International Film Festival, USA, 2019. Competition. Director's Circle Award United States 36th Busan International Short Film Festival, South Korea, 2019. International Competition. Korea, Republic of 10th New York City Independent Film Festival, USA, 2019. Competition. United States 7th Festival Rulfiano de las Arte, Mexico, 2019. Competition. Mexico 6th International Short Film Festival Hacelo Corto (Buenos Aires), Argentina, 2019. Competition. Argentina 35th Cartoon Club – International Festival of Animation Cinema, Comics and Games, Italy, 2019. Competition. Italy 16th Piriápolis de Película, Uruguay, 2019. Competition public award. Uruguay 17th Imaginaria Film Festival, Italy, 2019. Competition. Italy 42nd LUCAS – International Festival for Young Film Lovers, Germany, 2019. Competition. Germany 16th FIKE - Festival Internacional de Curtas Metragens de Évora, Portugal, 2019. National Competition. Portugal 13th Baixada Animada - Mostra Ibero-Americana de Cinema de Animação, Brasil, 2019. Competition, Nomination Best Foreign Film. 70th Montecatini International Short Film Festival, Italy, 2019. Competition. Special Mention Italy 12th BANJALUKA International Animated Film Festival, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2019. International Competition. Bosnia and Herzegovina 18th Festa Mundial da Animação, National Animation Award, Portugal, 2019. Competition. Special Mention Portugal 46th Curtas - Festival Internacional de Cine de Vilagarcía de Arousa, Spain, 2019. Competition. Spain 13th Animahenasyon festival, Philippines, 2019. Persistence of Vision Exhibition Program. Philippines 10th edition of the international film festival, for children and young people ROZAFA, Albania, 2019. Competition. Albania 25th Caminhos do Cinema Português, Portugal, 2019. Competition. Portugal 12th Vision International Short Film Festival, Russia, 2019. Competition. Russian Federation 16th MAAC-24FPS International Animation Awards, India, 2019. International Competition. India 39th Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival, USA, 2020. International competition. Director’s Choice Award United States 30th MediaWave - On the road, Hungary, 2020. International competition. Hungary 15th Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival, USA, 2020. United States 42nd LUCAS, Germany, 2020. Special screening "LUCAS goes Fechenheim". Germany CineMagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People) Belfast October 22, 2018 United Kingdom International Animation Film Festival Tindirindis Vilnius September 19, 2020 Lithuania CMS VATAVARAN New Dehli November 2, 2020 India Maryland International Film Festival Hagerstown April 29, 2020 United States NY Portuguese Short Film Festival New York May 21, 2020 United States Festival Rulfiano de las Artes Sayula July 24, 2020 Mexico Cerdanya International Film Festival Girona August 1, 2020 Spain Chaniartoon - International Comic & Animation Festival Chania September 11, 2020 Greece Kursaal Film Festival de San Sebastián San Sebastián September 15, 2020 Spain Girona Film Festival Girona September 29, 2020 Spain Curt'Arruda Arruda dos Vinhos October 16, 2020 Portugal Muestra Internacional de Cortometrajes y Video Arte October 25, 2020 Spain Tehran International Short Film Festival Tehran October 28, 2020 Iran, Islamic Republic of Film Front International Film Festival Novi Sad October 29, 2020 Serbia Festival Internacional Kolibri del Audiovisual para la Niñez y la Adolescencia La Paz November 2, 2020 Bolivia, Plurinational State of Festival Iberoamericano de Cortometrajes ABC Bogotá November 5, 2020 Colombia Monochrome Film Festival London November 12, 2020 United Kingdom Semana de cine de Lugo Lugo Best Film Spain 3in1 Film Fest Almeirim Portugal Children’s Film Festival Seattle Seattle February 18, 2021 United States
A young boy lives his life in a magical way, surrounded by the picturesque atmosphere of his village, in this fable about love and the act of letting go.