DOCLISBOA PRESENTS ITS BEST FILMS
Since the beginning of January 2013, the Doc Alliance, running the DAFilms portal, has a new and respectable member – the Portuguese Doclisboa film festival that will offer its best festival films from the recent years online at DAFilms.com.
Doclisboa proposes a rethinking of the documentary across its respective implications and potentials: cinema thereby representing a practice enabling us to discover new ways and means of conceiving and acting the world.
STREAM FOR FREE from March 25 to March 31!
Films for the event
É na Terra, não é na Lua (Orig.) / 2011 / Portugal / 185 min
A cameraman and a soundman arrive in Corvo in 2007, the smallest island in the archipelago of the Azores. Right in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, Corvo is a large rock, 6km high and 4km long, with the crater of a volcano and a single tiny village of 440 people...
Yama No Anata (Orig.) / 2011 / Portugal / 60 min
“I submerge in the Mondego river landscape, where I came to live with my parents when I was still a child, leaving behind Tokyo, my hometown. Through the letters I've received from friends and family who remained in Japan, I recall the past and reflect on our coming to Portugal. This film is a journey with the spirits which remain in me, in an attempt to retain the ephemeral memory”
Snack-Bar Aquário (Orig.) / 2011 / Portugal, Switzerland / 38 min
Portrait of a Portuguese bar whose boundary is a road in a little village. Through a succession of everyday scenes, a community appears, which is unified by the fact that there they feel “at home”. Its protagonists eat, drink, discuss, watch tv... they all spend time there, waiting for something.