Ver para não esquecer (To see in order not to forget), this is the motto for the program that IndieJunior and LU.CA – Teatro Luís de Camões are promoting between the 24th and 28th of April. Aimed at schools and families, this activity will integrate cinema screenings and workshops that intend to open a space for reflection on what it means to be free these days, celebrating, in a fun and participative way, the 45th anniversary of the April Revolution.
Schools workshops: April 24th and 26th, 10h30 and 14h00
Price for schools workshops: €3 per student/ €1 students with special needs
Weekend screenings for families (three short films): April 27th and 28th, 16h30. At the same time as the screenings, a picture creation workshop will be happening on the middle floor of the venue, inspired by the many concepts of freedom.
Price for family screenings: 3€
Age: The program is recommended for kids over 8 years old
O Cravo da Liberdade
Children from 11 to 13 years old from Escola das Taipas, under the guidance of Abi Feijó, Pedro Serrazina, Regina Pessoa, Portugal, 1996, 4 ‘, animation
Synopsis: Animation film that evokes the April 25th Revolution, directed by students of Escola EB 2.3 de Caldas das Taipas.
Solveig Norlund, Portugal, 2000, 12 ‘, fiction
Synopsis: Nuno, a 9 year old boy, runs away from his house on the night of April 24, 1974. He hides in an abandoned building. People ran up the stairs and were gone. The streets are full of people, tanks and soldiers. It’s the 25th of April. Did his mother cause a revolution just to find him?
The Club of Ugly Children
Jonathan Elbers, Netherlands, 2012, 28 ‘, fiction
Synopsis: The Club of Ugly Children tells the story of President Isimo, who decides to capture all ugly children. Paul, an 11 year old, is an insecure boy with big ears.
Workshop for Schools
Imagens Livres, by Cláudia Alves and Maria Remédio
A workshop for creation of images in movement, inspired by the different concepts of freedom, coordinated by filmmakers Cláudia Alves and Maria Remédio.
Synopsis: What does it mean to be free? Where do we feel our freedom more strongly? How do we dream it? Freedom is something very precious that we carry in us everyday, in our steps, in our choices and with those that are around us.
The workshop starts with the reading of an excerpt from the short story O Tesouro, by Manuel Antonio Pina, and also includes the screening of one of the films from the program: Tomorrow, by Solveig Norlund.
€3 per student/ €1 students with special needs
Information and registrations for schools:
Contact between tuesday and friday, 10h00 – 18h00.
For more info: https://lucateatroluisdecamoes.pt