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.

The Time of the Buffoons

Le temps des bouffons

Pierre Falardeau
1993 • Canada • 16’
OCT 25 / 10.00 pm, Cinemateca – Luís de Pina Cinema
OCT 27 / 7.00 pm, Cinemateca – M. F. Ribeiro Cinema

Two highly politically and aesthetically incisive films, in one of the most uncomfortable sessions in this retrospective. Yes, Sir! Madame… turns bilingualism into a fake documentary’s main character’s major drama. What would a true Canadian film look like?

Screened with: Yes, Sir! Madame…


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