In a fast growing city of East China, migrants have been arriving and living, dreaming of a better life. But what they find there are little opportunities and poor living conditions that push people, even couples, into violent and oppressive relations.
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.