Doclisboa’14 presents two single sessions of the Portuguese films Ossos (Bones, 1997), by Pedro Costa, featured on October 21 and Os Mutantes (The Mutants, 1998), by Teresa Villaverde, on October 22. Both films are part of the “Neorealism and New Realisms” retrospective and will be presented at 7.30 pm at Culturgest.
Part of the same section, we highlight the featuring of a key film for the Italian Neo-Realism, Europa 51 (1952), by Roberto Rossellini, which features actress Ingrid Bergman and has unique presentation at 4.30 pm on October 26 at Cinema São Jorge.
On the “Our 20th Century – History facing Cinema” section, the film Parole de Kamikaze by Masa Sawada, about a 90 year old veteran from the Japanese Imperial Army, is also presented on a single session at 9h30 pm on October 17, in a cinema theatre of the Festival, Cinema City Campo Pequeno.
The public can also watch From What is Before by Filipino director Lav Diaz that will be presented in a single session on October 22, at 7.45 pm at Cinema Ideal. Part of the “New Visions” section the film was awarded the Golden Leopard at this year’s Locarno Festival.
From all the Festival’s single sessions Doclisboa features The Pittsburgh Documents, by American director Stan Brackhage, scheduled for October 25 at 6.30 pm at Culturgest, a restored copy by the Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The trilogy formed by Deus Ex (1971), The Act of Seeing with One’s Own Eyes(1971) and Eyes (1975) is part of the Festival’s “New Visions” section and is a milestone in the career of one of the greatest filmmakers of American experimental cinema of the twentieth century.