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"The Garbage Man" at Annecy and Animafest
Laura Gonçalves' latest film will be in competition at two of the world's most important animation festivals.
After revealed its national premiere at Monstra, which runs until March 27, "The Garbage Man" was announced in the competitions of Animafest Zagreb and Festival International du Film d'Animation d'Annecy

Integrated in the short films competition and in its international premiere, the most recent film by
Laura Gonçalves was selected for Animafest Zagreb, a Croatian festival that will take place between 6 and 11 June. 
Also in competition, the Festival International du Film d'Animation d'Annecy included "The Garbage Man" in its official selection. The French festival will run from 13 to 18 June. The national premiere of the Portuguese director's film is scheduled for March 24, during Monstra, at
Cinema São Jorge

"The Garbage Man" was produced by
BAP - Animation Studio and is distributed by Agência da Curta Metragem.  
Synopsis: On a hot August afternoon, the family gathered at the table remembers uncle Botão: the Colonial War, emigration to France, where he lived and worked thirty years as a garbage man. Memories of each are crossed to tell the story of a man who lived a hard life through humor and fantasy, like when he returned to Belmonte, in a van full of trash, turned into a real treasure.
Laura Gonçalves: In 2009 finishes the course Art and Multimedia at Faculdade de Belas Artes in Lisbon and enters the animation world as a final art and animator in the studio Sardinha em Lata. In 2012 she directs her first animation short "Three Weeks in December", completing her Animation MA at Arts University Bournemouth. In 2013 she moves to Porto, where she starts working at Bando à Parte as an animator and painter. In 2015 she co-directs the short film "Nossa Senhora da Apresentação" with Abi Feijó, Alice Guimarães and Daniela Duarte, produced by Curtas Metragens C.R.L. In 2016 she co-directs with Alexandra Ramires (Xá), the animation short "Drop by Drop". She now works at the Cooperative BAP Animation Studio, as one of the founding members, where she directs her most recent animation short "The Garbage Man", produced by Bando à Parte.​​
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