Serenata de Amor (USA, 15 min)

Author, Researcher, or Creator

Claire Andrade-Watkins


Marlboro Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies


Claire Andrade-Watkins

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Roxbury International Film Festival

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Brief Description

A Cape Verdean love story told in song, this musical theater/music video is a period piece, set in the 1940s on the island of Brava, Cape Verde, and is a tribute and homage to the morna of Cape Verde. Brava is the island renowned for legendary composers of the morna including Eugenio Tavares who is widely considered the Mozart of Cape Verdean music. Roxbury International Film Festival; Official Selection, Athens International Film & Video Festival (1,171 submissions); Showcase Selection, Lucerne International Film Festival; Official Selection, Madrid International Film Festival, for Best Music in Film.

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