O Cordeiro de Deus

The summer festivities of a Portuguese village are suffused with sensuality and violence in this enigmatic portrait of a tightly knit family.

Director Biography

David Pinheiro Vicente was born in the Azores Islands, Portugal, has studied Cinema and Aesthetics in Lisbon. He worked as art director of several short films and tv series and as assistant to the director Salomé Lamas. His thesis short film Where the Summer Goes (chapters on youth) premiered in the Berlinale Shorts competition, was shown in over 40 different countries and venues, including Ficunam, Oberhausen, Karlovy Vary and FilMadrid, received awards and honorable mentions at San Sebastián, Tel Aviv and Vila do Conde and was screened on tv and online by Arte-ZDF.

Alternative title

The Lamb of God


David Pinheiro Vicente




Portugal, France








15 min.

(Re)framing Desire

Friday, 3 September 22:30 - 00:00 / Kijkhuis 1
90 min.
Sunday, 5 September 17:45 - 19:00 / Kijkhuis 2
75 min.

Also in this session

1. Sukar
Ilias El Faris, 10 min.
2. Alive
Jimmy Olsson, 23 min.
3. An Anna
Denise Riedmayr, 22 min.
4. O Cordeiro de Deus
David Pinheiro Vicente, 15 min.

International Competition 2

Saturday, 4 September 18:00 - 19:30 / Kijkhuis 2
90 min.

Also in this session

1. O Cordeiro de Deus
David Pinheiro Vicente, 15 min.
2. This Day Won't Last
Mouaad el Salem, 26 min.
3. The End of Suffering (a Proposal)
Jacqueline Lentzou, 14 min.
4. Passage
Ann Oren, 13 min.
5. My Own Landscapes
Antoine Chapon, 19 min.