During the documentary film festival DocLisboa, I’ll be with Crista Alfaite talking to kids about the film Girl Chewing Gum (1976) by John Smith, in a discussion about fiction and documentary and how it’s all lies, in the workshop: É Tudo Mentira!
More info HERE
My short film BONJOUR is going to be screened in Lisbon in the open air terrace of Polo Cultural das Gaivotas, along with Margarida Leitão’s GIPSOFILA. Two films made in closed houses to see with the stars above you.
These films are programmed by Os Filhos de Lumiére for the program Lusco-Fusco – August 15 at 21h30.
I was in Porto, for a 2 day seminar on the theatre course RECURSO, talking about my work in video for theatre, but specially about the limits of fiction and the effect of reality in theatre performances. Everything is fake, but there are things that are really fake. RECURSO was created by Estrutura, more info here.
Working as Script Supervisor in the film “The Black Book” by Valeria Sarmiento
THE END is a theatre performance created by Estrutura + André Godinho and will be presented in two versions:
THE END (draft) November 10 to 12 – Teatro da Trindade, Lisboa
THE END (final draft) November 17 and 18 – Teatro do Campo Alegre, Porto.
This is why I don’t usually shave… but it’s alright, we’re gonna be alright.
WE’RE GONNA BE ALRIGHT is a theatre performance by Cão Solteiro & André Godinho
september 7 – 10 at Culturgest
Working on the different features that audiences look for in blockbusters, Cão Solteiro & André Godinho continue their research into the relationship between theatre and cinema, making a show about the most spectacular component of films: the special effects. Here the effects are not placed at the service of narrative, they replace it, indefinitely postponing it and ceasing to be special. Just as in early cinema, which was a fairground attraction, what we see here is the spectacle for its own sake, the effect without a cause, a montage of attractions. We’re Gonna Be Alright is a blockbusted with sex, blood and violence.
My documentary MHM about book publisher Manuel Hermínio Monteiro will be screened June 7 at 9:15pm, Feira do Livro de Lisboa.
My films “Ponto Morto” and “Fim da Fita” will be screened on the portuguese cinematheque May 29th at 7pm, in the program Cinema Português: Novos Olhares.
More info HERE.
The turkish play Ayakta Durmak Istiyorum/ I Want to Remain Standing directed by Pedro Zegre Penim (and video by me) will be performed in Istanbul at Yeldeğirmeni Sanat Merkezi, this thursday, december 8th. More info HERE.