A spiritual sequel to a previous film, Forest, a drama made with very little money, populated by amateur actors and characters with different relationships in crisis, composed in a series of vignettes. Here, we see a return to style and genre, with new characters in an equally claustrophobic environment, where Fliegauf explores themes such as abuse, trauma, loss and revenge.
A film that combines psychological horror with absurd humor. In this film, Amy is a girl who has just bought a house, but is fully convinced that she will die the next day. This is an idea that passes to her friend Jane, after she visits her, and who, in turn, infects other people with the same ominous thought.
In this film the spotlight is on Shane MacGowan, the leader of the punk Irish band Pogues. MacGowan turned out to be a difficult character to interview, according to the director, but that made room for the film to portray his irreverence and essence, using archival footage and testimonies from people like his sister, Siobhan, his father, Maurice, and Gerry Adams, the former president of the Sinn Féin political party, in inventive and playful ways.
SREENING + Q&A
Samuel G. Barbosa (born in 1981) has a graduate degree in Audiovisual, Arts and Communication by the Escola Superior Artística do Porto, in Portugal, and a master’s degree in Digital Arts, by the École Européenne de L’Image, in France. He is currently developing investigative work in cinema and working on his doctorate degree at the Faculdad de Bellas Artes, in the Universidade de Vigo, in Spain. Around Rocha’s Table is his first film.
SESSÃO COM Q&A
In Granary Squares, our perspective is that of the surveillance camera over a new development in King’s Cross, London. Over the course of an hour, we get closer through this lens to a series of everyday moments lived in the square, in a zoom that keeps narrowing down.
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