Ico Costa

"Timkat is a celebration to commemorate the baptism of Christ in the river Jordan in order to save all mankind. The ones who are not baptized every year will not be able to reach the kingdom of heaven.”


[2021] Visions du Réel - Festival International de Cinéma Nyon [Switzerland]
[2021] IsReal – Festival di Cinema del Reale [Italy]
[2021] Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival [Portugal]
[2021] DokuFest [Kosovo]
[2021] Kino Otok – Isola Cinema International Film Festival [Slovenia]
[2021] Dili Film Festival [East Timor]
[2021] Black Canvas Festival de Cine Contemporáneo [Mexico]
[2021] Shortcutz Vila Real [Portugal]
[2021] Caminhos do Cinema Português [Portugal]
[2021] Entre Olhares - Mostra de Cinema Português [Portugal]
[2021] ZINEBI - International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao [Spain]
[2021] 3in1 Film Fest [Portugal]
[2022] Festival Internacional de Cine Documental Miradasdoc [Spain]
[2022] 9ª Semana de Cine Portugués en el MALBA [Argentina]
[2022] 6ª Semana de Cine Portugués en Santiago [Chile]
[2022] 6ª Semana de Cine Portugués en Ciudad de México [Mexico]
[2022] Festival de Cinema Africano de Tarifa [Spain]
[2022] 7ª Semana de Cine Portugués en Uruguay [Uruguay]
[2022] Prémios Sophia 2022 [Portugal]
[2022] Kinemastik International Short Film Festival [Malta]
[2022] Festival Imagens no Tejo - 3a Mostra de Cinema Português [Portugal]
[2022] Festival Les Inattendus [France]
[2022] AricaDoc [Chile]
[2022] International Festival of Ethnological Film [Serbia]
[2022] OKO International Ethnographic Film Festival [Poland]
[2023] Trento Film Festival [Italy]
[2023] Filmmaking for Social Change [Spain]
[2023] Religion Today Film Festival [Italy]
[2023] Sessão na Cinemateca [Portugal]

2021, Portugal, 13'

Cinematography: Ico Costa, Ana Mariz
Sound: Ana Mariz, Tewoderous Ayanaw
Editing: Raúl Domingues, Ico Costa
Production: Ico Costa / Oublaum Filmes
Co-Production: Pedro Peralta / Terratreme