Summer Course

Off Screen

First Person Narratives

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02 / 08 August

Casa da Cultura de Melgaço

Off Screen is the designation of the Summer Course that will take place during the MDOC – Melgaço International Documentary Film Festival.

The Summer Course 2021 focuses on the general theme of the Melgaço International Documentary Festival - Identity, Memory and Border and addresses issues of First Person Narratives from audiovisual research and production projects and digital narratives. It also seeks to articulate and connect creative experiences from different sources - from filmmakers, scientific and artistic associations and researchers from universities and cultural producers from different countries and continents.

The Summer Course is an initiative of AO NORTE, through its Group of Studies of Cinema and Digital Narratives of ID + Research Institute in Design, Media and Culture in collaboration with the Municipality of Melgaço, the National Association of Researchers in Plastic Arts (ANPAP), the Federal University of Goiás (UFG), the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC), the Federal University of Pará (UFPA), the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) and the Jean Rouche Foundation with the International Ethnographic Film Festival of Pará (Visagem Group / PPGSA-UFPA), Recife International Ethnographic Film Festival and the International du Film Documentaire Aprés Varan Festival.

Scientific Field

Social Sciences, Cinema, Arts and Communication Sciences

General Coordinators

José da Silva Ribeiro
Manoela dos Anjos Afonso


Local collectives and cultural Agents
Teachers and cultural animators
Documentary filmmakers
Students and Researchers
Other participants with a keen interest in the thematics of Identities


All those interested in gaining Course accreditation must participate in all MDOC activities.


OPTION 01 / Participant - 50€

OPTION 02 / Registration of participants from the Melgaço municipality and members of AO NORTE Association - free

OPTION 03 / Registration with room and board / single room
Accommodation in a hotel and meals from 02 to 08 of August 2021 – 390€

OPTION 04 / (two people) – Registration with room and board/ double room
Accommodation in a hotel and meals from 02 to 08 of August 2021 – 550€

OPTION 05 / Registration with board only
meals from 02 to 08 of August 2021 – 110€

Please fill out the registration form, untill July 15th 2021.

Registration Form