24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Portuguese director José Manuel Fernandes has thus far made two films. The first is the mid-length Wakasa (2011), which reconstructs the legend of the love between a Japanese princess and a Portuguese conqueror. The second is Beyond Marão. Both poetic documentaries have been screened at various locations, including the IndieLisboa Festival, where Beyond Marão received a Special Mention in the Best Portuguese Documentary Film category.