In the riverside neighborhood of Oporto, all the children prove their courage by jumping from the stunning bridge Luis I into the Duero river. Leo has never done it before. He is different but he is getting tired of everyone thinking he is a coward.
CAST & CREW
Director of Photography
Leonardo Duraes, Samira Ramos, Eurico Garcês
Temple Audiovisuales & Riot Films
Born 1987, Zaragoza, Spain. Javier Macipe studied a degree in Audiovisual Communication or Audio and Visual Media and is specialized in the actor’s direction in the International School of Film and Television of Cuba (EICTV). During his career, he has worked in both fiction and documentary films. In his last projects he used hybrid genres. In 2011, due to the significant impact of his work, he received a scholarship for young artists by The Antonio Gala Foundation to shoot his first feature film: The disadvantages of not being God (in post-production). He was the first ever film director awarded a scholarship by this institution. In 2014, he directed the short film Childern of the River.
Vivir sin agua (2008, doc.), Efímera (2010, short), Adiós padresitos (2013, doc.), Childern of the River (2014, short)