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Pedro Costa

1997 / Portugal, France, Denmark / 97’
OCT 21 / 7.30 pm, Culturgest – Large Aud.

After shooting Casa de Lava in Cape Verde, Costa moves to the Fontainhas’ slum and finds the residents as powerful and as neglected as those who had contributed to his previous film: “These people had been fooled by everything, their land, their ghosts, our government and our police. They couldn’t be fooled by cinema. I tried to respect their truth….”