Home > Film Festival > 12th PLJFF > Films > Special Programmes > On Freedom, the Disillusioned and the New Struggle > In the Intense Now We Make Couples The Watermelon Woman The Man Who Envied Woman La Rabbia di Pasolini Sand and Blood Kristina Talking Pictures Borderhole Beginning In the Intense Now 1 2 3 2017 (127’) BRAZIL Director: João Moreira Salles Made following the discovery of amateur footage shot in China in 1966 during the first and most radical stage of the Cultural Revolution, „In the Intense Now“ speaks to the fleeting nature of moments of great intensity. Scenes of China are set alongside archival images of the events of 1968 in France, Czechoslovakia, and, to a lesser extent, Brazil. In keeping with the tradition of the film-essay, they serve to investigate how the people who took part in those events continued onward after passions had cooled. FESTIVALS Berlinale, Germany, 2017 Cinéma du Réel, France, 2017 – Best Soundtrack, Library Award, SCAM Award for Best Documentary Original language: Portugese Editors: Eduardo Escorel, Laís Lifschitz Producer: Maria Carlota Bruno Contact: VideoFilmes E: email@example.com João Moreira Salles began his career in 1985 when he and his brother founded VideoFilmes, a video and documentary production company, which went on to make “Central Station” (1998), “News from a Personal War” (1999), “Behind the Sun” (2002), “City of God” (2002), “Madam Sata” (2002), and “Nelson Freire” (2003). VideoFilmes has received more than 300 international awards.