Doclisboa wants to question the present of film, bringing along its history and assuming cinema as a mode of freedom. By refusing the categorization of film practice, it searches for the new problematics that cinematic image implies, in its multiple ways of engagement with the contemporary. Doclisboa tries to be a place to imagine reality through new modes of perception, reflection, and possible new forms of action.
VICE Session

VICE Portugal

VICE Portugal presents three documentaries that show its commitment toward investigative, documental and topical journalism, reflecting crucial issues concerning global society. VICE is a youth media group launched in 1994. Currently present in over 35 countries, it won several awards by the Sundance Film Festival, PEN Center, Cannes Lions, American Society of Magazine Editors and the LA Press Club, among others.
Lights in Dark Places: The Refugee Crisis in Greece
Lily Cole • 2017 • United Kingdom • 13’
Last year, Lily Cole the model and activist, spent time on the Greek island of Samos, which has become one of the centre points of the refugee crisis. The film focuses on the refugees and the volunteers who have gone out of their way to help them.
Raised without Gender
Milène Larsson, Alana McVerry • 2017 • United Kingdom • 30’
With recent victories for the trans rights movement and more young people defining as something other than “male” or “female” than ever before, we go to Sweden – the world’s most forward thinking country when it comes to questioning gender – to find out what it’s like to grow up without the gender binary.
El mundo de los transgénicos en España
Nahum Cantallops, Tomás Ybara, Pep Sancho, Biel Mauri • 2017 • Spain • 24’
Transgenic foods have been criticised by environmental movements. Journalist Raül Calàbria interviews scientists, engineers and nutritionists to analyse the truths, lies, phobias and fears behind transgenic foods without prejudices.
OCT 21 / 6 pm, São Jorge 2
Free admittance. Tickets must be collected on that day.


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