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.

RIP in Pieces America

Dominic Gagnon
2009 • Canada • 60’
OCT 27 / 3.30 pm, Cinemateca – M. F. Ribeiro Cinema

The idea of “America”: where do myth, violence and colonial history fit? Are they reflected in the territory and behaviours? Preceded by Hébert’s animation and Gagnon’s editing of ready-made videos, Chabot’s film is a road movie from Quebec to the US.

Screened with: Songs and Dances of the Inanimate World:The Subway | Voyage en Amérique avec un cheval emprunté


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