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PRESS CLUB NEWS Melgaço International Documentary Film Festival by Patrícia Nogueira Patrícia Nogueira is a documentary filmmaker, engaged with issues of women representation. In her first feature documentary, 3 hours to love, Patricia pursues her favorite topic and tries to engage the audience with women emotions and sexuality. She usually says that is « a feminine film from a feminine point of view». The film won the award for Best Documentary at Viana do Castelo Cinema Meetings (2013) and was of officially selected for DocLisboa (2013), Cine Las Americas, at USA (2014), FEST (2014) and Berlin Feminist Film Week (2015). Patricia is also a doctoral researcher in Digital Media, from the University of Texas, Austin - Portugal International Program, researching interactive documentary. Her aim is to understand audiences in interactive documentary, working along with the National Film Board of Canada to pursue this objective. The identity of Cinema, as of mankind, is diverse, complex and fascinating. Therefore, it is necessary to acknowledge and celebrate this diversity, without neglecting neither film nor the identity, regarding the peripheral voices. FILMES DO HOMEM - Melgaço International Documentary Film Festival, presents itself as a privileged space to bring diversity together, while reveals adaptation problems caused by human displacement. It is a space of meeting, 26 sharing and questioning. We seek for representations of this particular world, resulting from creative processes in the image and sound fields, where various memories and identities are put into dialogue.