September 2009 > July 2010
In collaboration with the Cinemateca Portuguesa, the Gulbenkian Environment Program is going to present in 15th of September, Tuesday, 21h30, in the Cinemateca, the first session of the Cinema & Environment cycle, with the film Escapes, of Todd Haynes. The objective of this cycle of Cinema is to motivate an argument widened with the public about the environmental thematic, counting for that with the contribution of public personalities of diverse areas, invited for comment the film.
It carried out in 1995, Escapes to count the history of Carol White, that develops an inexplicable environmental illness, creating allergies to all the kind of chemists of the daily life. It ends up him to be diagnosed to “illness of the 20th century”. After projection, Teresa Gouveia is going to throw the debate about this film, that questions the artificial environment in that we live.
To second session of the cycle, commented by Inês Pedrosa, carries out-itself to 13th of October with the German film Die Wolke (“The Cloud”), of Gregor Schnitzler, 2006, in that two youths live a loving relation in the context of a nuclear accident nearby Frankfurt that throws the panic in the country.
The sessions of the Cinema & Environment cycle are all of free entrance and carry out itself monthly in the Cinemateca Portuguesa.
See the program HERE