Time: June 25, 2012 at 10am to June 26, 2012 at 9pm
Location: School of Arts, Birkbeck College, Room G02
Street: 43 Gordon Square
Phone: Register by Email to firstname.lastname@example.org cc email@example.com
Event Type: student, workshops
Organized By: Monica Kaayk & James Hemsley
Latest Activity: May 29, 2012
Student Workshop: Exploring Portuguese & French Literature adaptations.
There will be six self-contained workshops from 10am on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 June (3 each day) with four films in Portuguese and two in French. Each film has English sub-titles.
Manoel de Oliveira is an iconic film director, well known in France +++ but alas little known in the UK!
Monday 25 June
10.00 – 13.00: Introduction & Aniki-Bòbò (1942) (71mins) inspired by the poem ‘Os Meninos e os Millionarios’ by Rodrigo de Freitas
14.00 – 17.00: Eccentricities of a Blonde-haired Girl (2009) (64mins) Singularidades de uma Rapariga Loura, based on a Portuguese 19th Century classic short story by Eça de Queirós
18.00 –21.00: La Lettre, The Letter, A Carta, (1999) (107mins) Based on La Princesse de Clèves by Madame de La Fayette (In French)
10.00 – 13.00. The Fifth Empire -- O Quinto Imperio: Ontem Como Hoje (2004) (127 mins.)
Based on a 20th century Portuguese play, El Rei Sebastiaoby José Régio (1900 - 1968)).
Tuesday 26 June:
10.00-13.00: The Fifth Empire, O Quinto Imperio: Ontem Como Hoje (2004) (127mins) Based on the 20th C. Portuguese play, El Rei Sebastião by José Régio
14.00-16.30: No, or The Vain Glory of Command, Non, ou a Vã Glória de Mandar (1990) (110mins).Based on the Portuguese national epic, The Lusiads by Camões (adapted in part from Homer’s Odyssey).
17.30-21.00: Abraham’s Valley, Vale Abraão (1993) (187mins) based on Madame Bovary by Flaubert (In French).
This event is supported by CILAVS, Birkbeck's Centre for Iberian & Latin American Visual Studies
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