No Porto de Leixões (série)

In the Port of Leixões (series)

Experimental, Documentary / HD / PT


Leixões: a crossing point, a loading and unloading point, a point of departure and arrival for the cruise ships. In the Port of Leixões - Panorama will be a documentary film in two parts. In the first one we will make a journey to the past through archive material, letters, manuscripts and photographs of the port’s construction based on the testimonies of former employees. In the second part, we will follow the port’s daily activities: the maritime traffic management and control, to the pilotage crews, the tugboats, the regular movement of merchandise, the arrivals and departures of the cruise ships, the everyday bustle of Matosinhos’ fishing port, the recreational dock and the activities of the Sailing School.


Renata Sancho

Director who also works as an editor and script supervisor.
She graduated in Communication Sciences, specializing in Cinema Studies in 1998. She lectured editing at Politécnico de Leiria in the Sound & Image Graduation Course in 2010.  Between 2007 and 2015 she was an guest assistant  in the Communication Sciences master’s degree in Directing (FCSH-UNL). Since 2013 she has been the manager of the production company Cedro Plátano. As an editor she has worked on several feature films, documentaries and short films.

Participation in the EURODOC 2017 programme (Sintra, October 2017)

Participation  in Ji.hlava Academy 2017 - 21st Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2017 (Czech Republic)

Support for Writing and Development from ICA - Cedro Plátano’s Cinema Plan 2016