A Lisbon Affair


by Hoji Fortuna


Portugal and Croatia / 2021 / 14mins / Drama / Romance / Portuguese

Waldo and Shey are in love. Waldo, who lives in Berlin, travels to Lisbon to meet Shey. Their encounter will test the emotional strength of their bond and expose uncertainties about their Afro-Portuguese cultural and historical identities.


About the Director

Hoji Fortuna

Hoji is an Angolan-Portuguese actor who performs internationally in film, TV, and theatre. He is an Africa Movie Academy Award winner for his performance as C├ęsar in the internationally acclaimed crime-drama Viva Riva. A father of two boys, he also lends his voice to animated films, having performed in at least one award-winning film, Another Day of Life, about the civil war in Angola. In 2021, he served as a jury member at the Carthage Film Festival. A Lisbon Affair is his first directing project, and he is currently writing his second. Learn More