click
tracking

Posts Tagged“Portuguese cinema”

Horse Money

The Portuguese director goes in-depth on his incredible latest feature, Horse Money: his intent behind the film (he “says too much” about its meaning), its production, critics writing about his films, and his thoughts on Jean-Luc Godard.

The King's Body

João Pedro Rodrigues is a Portuguese filmmaker who regularly collaborates with João Rui Guerra da Mata. Their films include the theme of transformation within a number of circumstances, including national identity. João was at the…

Over the past week, I’ve watched two films from Pedro Costa’s “Fontainhas Trilogy”, his highly fastidious and highly experimental docu-fictional works about the Lisbon district in Portugal, starring the residents who live there. The two…

Miguel Gomes

Miguel Gomes is a Portuguese filmmaker whose four shorts and three feature films that generally share an interest in formal games. His feature films loosely adhere to two-part structures, not unlike the occasionally referenced film, The…

Portuguese filmmaker Pedro Costa began work on Ossos (1997) after receiving a bundle of letters from residents of Cape Verde, the former Portuguese colony and setting of his previous feature Casa de Lava (1994). The…

Ossos

A video essay about Pedro Costa’s film Ossos (1997) and its representation of the Lisbon neighbourhood of Fontainhas. The essay considers the formal techniques used to express the community that lives in this neighbourhood and…