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Essay Film Festival Prelude: The Devil Never Sleeps/EI Diablo Nunca Duerme (6 March)

Date and time: Fri, 6 March 2020, 18:00 – 21:00 GMTLocation: Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD The Devil Never Sleeps (EI Diablo Nunca Duerme) 1994 • Video • 82 min. • Lourdes Portillo Screening as a prelude… Continue Reading →

Essay Film Festival Prelude: Things in the Distance – Alberto Seixas Santos (7 March)

Essay Film Festival Prelude: Things in the Distance – Alberto Seixas Santos Date and Time: Saturday 7 March, 1pm-6pmLocation: Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, WC1. Reflecting on the Carnation Revolution’s filmic production, Portuguese filmmaker Alberto Seixas Santos often criticised the… Continue Reading →

Screening + Talk HAPTIC FILMS: Video Essays by Ricardo Vieira Lisboa

UTOPIA FILM FESTIVAL in partnership with CILAVS proudly presents the UK premiere of Haptic Films: Video Essays by Ricardo Vieira Lisboa (rated 15*), followed by a talk with the director. Attendance is free but booking necessary:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/screening-talk-haptic-films-video-essays-by-ricardo-vieira-lisboa-tickets-80673012151 In Ricardo Vieira Lisboa’s own words: ‘In this… Continue Reading →

Dreaming to Change the World: The Films of the Victor Jara Collective

Join us for a screening of The Terror and the Time (1978) and In the Sky’s Wild Noise (1983), two movies from Guyana’s Victor Jara Collective. Guyana’s Victor Jara Collective may have produced just two films, yet as an example… Continue Reading →

Screening of A Fabrica de Nada (Dtor. Pedro Pinho, 2017)

One night, a group of workers realises that their administration has organised the stealing of machines from their factory. They soon understand that this is the first signal of a massive layoff. Most of them refuse to cooperate during the… Continue Reading →


Recoveries of the Real New Argentine and Brazilian Cinema in the Global Image-World Para versão em português clique aqui / Haga clic aquí para versión en español. Project partners: Jens Andermann (Birkbeck College, London, UK); Alvaro Fernández Bravo (New York University, Buenos Aires, Argentina); Mauricio Lissovsky… Continue Reading →

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