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Portuguese director Pedro Costa merges cinema, music and theatre for this tale of three sisters separated by an erupting volcano.

Fleeing their Cape Verde home after the devastating eruption of the volcano Pico do Fogo, three young sisters arrive in a European port, singing as they roam across an unknown country. Distinctively striking, As Filhas do Fogo is a three-channel, multidisciplinary collaboration between Costa (Vitalina Varela, MIFF 2020; Colossal Youth, MIFF 2006) and Portuguese music group Os Músicos do Tejo.