New Angolan Series "Encontros E Desencontros" to debut in 2009

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An Angolan Series titled "Encontros e Desencontros", produced by Oscar Gil Productions will be shown on TPA during the first half of 2009, according to its producer. Speaking to Angop news agancy, Oscar Gil indicated that the 30-part series looks at the professional and private lives of doctors and their patients.

The miniseries has famous Angolan actors such as Carlos Carvalho and Yolanda Veigas and follows the life of an Angolan medical doctor, who during the colonial period was sent to Tarrafal field, in Cape Verde. Different parts of the series will be recorded in Lisbon and Cape Verde.

Created in 1999, Oscar Gil Productions is the only national television programme production company established in Luanda and so far it has produced two mini-series screened on TPA: "Caminhos Cruzados" and "Vidas a Preto e Branco".

Angola Press Agency (Luanda) 22 December 2008