From the contest for the Delphic Art Movie Award:
Winner 2011: Exotica, Sergio Cruz / Director, Portugal (one minute abstract)
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Tracing a path from ancient customs to contemporary social interaction, this film demonstrates the unifying force of music and dance, somewhere between a dance film and a documentary.
It is the result of collaboration between Sergio Cruz and the Portuguese choreographer Miguel Pereira during a three-week artistic residence in Maputo (Mozambique) in March 2008.
Length: 05:00 minutes
Director, Editor & Sound Design: Sergio Cruz,
Music: Steven Rowlands & Zentex
Performers: Bernardo Fernando, Deucio Ernesto, Domingos Bie, Edivaldo Ernesto, Horacio Macuacua, Nino Lopes & Timoteu Maposse.
Dramaturgic collaboration: Miguel Pereira
Executive Producers: Barry Hale & Uzma Choudhry
Artistic residences supported by: O Rumo do Fumo & Cultural Centre Franco Moçambicano Culturarte
Support: Arts Council/England, Fábrica de Movimentos/Frame & Threshold Studios