Avant-première française du film “Le consul de Bordeaux”

Dans le cadre du jumelage de la ville de Pessac et de la ville de Viana do Castelo, au Portugal,  et du 30e anniversaire de l’association O Sol de Portugal,  le Comité national français en hommage à Aristides de Sousa Mendes  vous convie à la projection en avant-première du film  Le consul de Bordeaux  au cinéma Jean Eustache de Pessac,  le…

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‘Francisco Manso: Films must spotlight respect for life & human rights to foster understanding & empathy

An article of Ronita Torcato about “The Consul of Bordeaux” presented in 42nd International Film Festival of India, Goa “Respect for life and human rights are  very important and I make movies addressing these issues because it is important for people as well as governments, not to repeat the errors of the past.” Thus spake Francisco…

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Le Consul de Bordeaux

November 2009, Henri Seroka is composing the soundtrack for the feature film “Le consul de Bordeaux” (Portugese- Spanish-Belgian co-production) Directed by Francisco Manso and Joao Correa. Synopsis : This is the story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, a man who issued 30,000 visas for safe passage to Portugal during WWII, in June 1940, defying the…

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