NYPSFF’17 in Fall River

Arte Institute presents NY Portuguese Short Film Festival 2017 that will take place on September 28 Fall River, USA.

Fall River
Bristol Community College

Jackson Arts Center, 777 Elsbree St.
Fall River, MA 02720
September 28, 2017 – 7.00 PM

Don’t miss it!

Music – Tears of Liberty (Brass Wires Orchestra)



NYPSFF’17 | Making Of

Arte Institute presented the opening of NY Portuguese Short Film Festival 2017 in New York and Cascais.

Watch the best moments and the interview with Ana Ventura Miranda, director of the Arte Institute.



NY Portuguese Short Film Festival 2017

NY Portuguese Short Film Festival – VII Edition will be presented by the Arte Institute on May 18 at Lincoln Center and May 19 at Tribeca Film Center in New York and O Cinema da Villa in Cascais.

MAY 18
Lincoln Center – Francesca Beale Theater, New York
144 West 65th Street
7 PM
+ Get your tickets here!

MAY 19
Tribeca Film Center, New York
375 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10013, EUA
7 PM
+ Get your tickets here!

O Cinema da Villa, Cascais
Cascais Villa Shopping Center – Av. D. Pedro I
9.30 PM

The NY Portuguese Short Film Festival (NYPSFF) was the first Portuguese short film festival in the United States.

It showcases the freshest short film production from Portugal, including fiction, animation and documentary.


2017 Official Selection

Carga by Luis Campos
The Wood Craver or The World´s Most Beautiful Workshop by João Vasco
The Fear Installation by Ricardo Leite
Once Upon a Thread by Patricia Figueiredo (Guest Short Film)
You by Hugo Pinto
A Room in Lisbon by Francisco Carvalho
Alvanéu by André C. Santos
A Long Day by Sérgio Graciano (Guest Short Film)
Manuel by Bruno Carnide
The Amazing Ordinary Man by Paulo Portugal
Ribbon Tooth by Sara Gouveira

Opening Film in NYC (World Festival Premiere)
Echoes of Fado by Yuri Alves
+ With the presence of the director.


The Festival is now in its seventh year of existence, and in 2016 it was presented in United States, Brazil, Australia, China, United Kingdom, France, Angola, South Africa, Mozambique, Canada, Germany, Poland, Kenya, Check Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Senegal, Thailand, Romenia and Hungary – 19 countries and 38 cities.

The NYPSFF was the first Portuguese film festival in NYC and the US. The Festival show the work of the new generation of young Portuguese directors. By organizing the Festival annually in several countries, the Arte Institute intends to expand and win new audiences for the Portuguese cinema worldwide.

The official selection for the VII Edition of NYPSFF was made by a judging panel composed by film experts from the US, Brazil and Portugal.

Music – Tears of Liberty (Brass Wires Orchestra)



| Turismo de Portugal
| Pestana
| Dreamplay
| Newest Americans
| Fundação D. Luis
| Bairro dos Museus – Cascais
| O Cinema da Villa

Media Partners
| Antena 3
| 24 Horas


NYPSFF’16 in California

NY Portuguese Short Film Festival 2016 will take place Berkeley, California.

Berkeley City College
Auditorium (Room 21)

2050 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704

October 21 – 3PM
– That’s how it was
– Law of Gravity
– #Lingo

November 2 – 3.30PM
– My River
– Isa

November 30 – 3.30PM
– God Will Provide
– The Robbery

December 7 – 3.30PM
– I’d Rather Not Say
– The Carnations and the Rock

Official Selection 2016

Don’t miss it!

Music – Silent Song (We Trust)


NY Portuguese Short Film Festival 2016

NY Portuguese Short Film Festival – VI Edition will be presented by the Arte Institute in June 2 and 3 at Angelika Film Center and Tribeca Film Center (New York) and Teatro do Bairro (Lisbon).

Angelika Film Center, June 2 – 7.30 pm
Tribeca Film Center, June 3 – 7.30 pm
Teatro do Bairro, June 2 and 3 – 9.30 pm

Official Selection 2016

Music – Silent Song (We Trust)

Don’t miss it!


NYPSFF ’15 // Making Of // California

Arte Institute thanks to all of you that made possible the NY Portuguese Short Film Festival 2015 in California.

Watch the clip and the interview with Nuno Mathias, Consul General of Portugal in San Francisco!


NYPSFF’15: California

NY Portuguese Short Film Festival 2015 will take place on October 13 in San Francisco, California.

San Francisco – Vogue Theater, October 13, 4 pm and 5.30 pm
3290 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94115

Admittance is free but requires registration at: bit.ly/nypsff_sanfrancisco

The first 80 registrations will be invited (by email) for a glass of Portuguese wine at the Consulate General of Portugal (just 2 blocks off the movie theater).

Music – Careful (The Fellow Man)

Don’t miss it!


NYPSFF’15: New Bedford

Arte Institute is pleased to present “NY Portuguese Short Film Festival 2015” in New Bedford.

New Bedford
September 10, 7 pm
New Bedford Whaling Museum
18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford MA 02740

Reception with light refreshments from 6PM.

Don’t miss it!


NYPSFF’15 Interview: The Fellow Man

Arte Institute interviewed Bruno Mira (The Fellow Man), author of “Careful” and “Sing with me”, the soundtracks of the NYPSFF 5th edition promotional videos.

Watch the interview and know and learn more about The Fellow Man.

You can also watch the promotional video of the NYPSFF’15 (vimeo.com/128396735) and the Making Of in Cascais and New York (vimeo.com/130228718)