In the context of José Saramago’s week, Arte Institute is organizing a special night of Portuguese and Spanish short films on October 27th, 10pm at Anthology Film Archives.
Telegraph21 is curating the Spanish film selection.
The evening begins with an exclusive Q&A with award-winning documentary director Miguel Gonçalves Mendes of “José e Pilar” at the Rooster Gallery (190 Orchard St.), 8.30 pm.
After the session, a Miguel Gonçalves Mendes’ short film and a selection of other shorts from Portugal and Spain will be shown. The Director will be present. Buy tickets here.
(Curated by Arte Institute)
José e Pilar (10 minutes EXCERPT), 2010
Miguel Gonçalves Mendes
Synopsis: The days of José Saramago and his wife Pilar del Rio.
Infinito, 2011, 9.15 min.
By André Santos / Marco Leão
Synopsis: Silence is absolute and time dilates as we lose ourselves in an unpredictable space among non-existent places.
Catarina e os Outros
(Catarina and the Others)
André Badalo, 2011, 15 mim.
Synopsis: Outside, the first sun rays break the dawn.
Sixteen years old Catarina can’t fall asleep.
Inconsequently, in the big city, adults are moved by desire…
(Curated by Telegraph21)
Los 4 McNifikos
Tucker Dávia Wood, Spain, 2010, 5.30 min.
Synopsis: Thirty years ago, in the remote Basque suburbs of Erandio, three young kids unknowingly contributed to the rise of a new cultural phenomenon that would soon hit the world.
Victor Carrey, Spain, 2010, 10 min.
Synopsis: Humor, poetry, and slow motion images that create pure happiness.
Neus Ballús, Spain, 2010, 25 min.
Synopsis: The underwater scenes of a local Barcelona swimming pool.