Alexander Mehl – a well-known Beatles record collector from the Black Forest – is an exemplary representative of the 1960s generation. By making a film portrait of him, a time diagram of West Germany at the end of the economic miracle emerged.
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.