Balkan Dox

Uncle Thomas, Accounting For the Days

Tio Tomás, A Contabilidade Dos Dias

Portugal, Canada, France
2019 — 13 min / Colour



From Regina’s personal and visual memories, a tribute to her uncle Thomas, a humble man with a simple and anonymous life. This is my acknowledgment how one does not have to be somebody to become exceptional in our life.

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Directors' Biography

Painting Degree at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto, 1998 Co-orientation of several animation workshops since 1992. In 1992 she starts working in animation: - Animation, in the film "The Outlaws", by Abi Feijó, 92/93 - Animation and graphic research in the film "Fado Lusitano", 94/95 - Sand animation in the film “Stowaway”, by Abi Feijó, 2000. In 1996 she starts directing. Her films obtained a vast recognition, winning countless awards and becoming inescapable references. All her films are in the Portuguese National Cinema Plan, being studied by children and young people in Schools in Portugal. In 2016 became Senior Lecturer at FILMAKADEMIE - Germany. In 2018 became member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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Regina Pessoa


Reginald de Guillebon

Julie Roy

Abi Feijó


Nils Delot

Soukaïna Najjaranne

Marc Robinet

Dale Hayward

Sylvie Trouvé

Alexandre Braga

André Marques

Regina Pessoa


Abi Feijó


Normand Roger

Screenings & Awards

Riga IFF, Latvia, 2019
Riga Nominee for European Film Award

Annecy IAFF, France, 2019
Best Original Music Award

Encounters IFF, United Kingdom, 2019

Fantoche IAFF, Switzerland, 2021