November 13, 2013 – November 17, 2013
Portuguese cinema has long been noted for its formal audacity and inventiveness. Yet it is only recently that filmmakers have begun to interrogate the dark period of Portuguese history that ended in 1974, after four decades of dictatorship and the Colonial War. The films highlighted in this series consider these historic events and their ongoing ramifications with intelligence and imagination, often straddling fiction and documentary forms. Read more about the film program, which includes talks with the directors, on the BAM/PFA web site.