Short stories aiming to evoke a sense of loneliness and forgetting bring this documentary to life, produced by a group of Argentines resident in London. Thanks to the popular card game “truco”, these Argentines meet up and feel like they are home again. Here they explain this adventure. Film release: […]
The Middle East is featured in several films, but not only in terms of war. Two films focus on issues of immigration and marginality in Israel. There was also a retrospective of Cuban political cinema. Graham Douglas DocLisboa. One of the films which took a prize this year […]
For the seventh consecutive year, the Woman Scream Festival will deliver art, music and poetry to more than 100 cities across the world. Early pregnancies, child abuse or forced labour, among many others, are problems afflicting millions of girls across the world every day. Undeniable realities that are even more […]
Argentina has finally joined with a collection of new Peruvian, Colombian and Brazilian artists and bands. To limit the sounds coming out of Argentina to just tango, folklore and 80s pop-rock is plain stinginess. This country of more than 43 million people, which is in a constant state […]
One of the attractions of this lovely city is its rich cultural life within such a small size. Cinema is celebrated with many internationally recognised film festivals, of which DocLisboa and Leffest are two of the longest running. It is impossible to summarize, so here is my personal selection.