• Film Screening & Talk: ‘Literature and Culture in Times of Transition’ - by Jo√£o Gilberto Noll Friday, 2 October 2009, 6pm, Room B35, Birkbeck, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX The screening of the award-winning film Nunca Fomos T√£o Felizes (Murilo Salles, 1984, 90 min), the cinematic adaptation of Jo√£o Gilberto Noll’s short story ‘Alguma Coisa Urgentemente’, was followed by a conversation in […]
  • Lusophone Cinema 2009: A showcase of films from Portuguese speaking countries - 7 and 14 November, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD An event organized by CILAVS and the embassies of Angola, Brazil, Mozambique and Portugal. For programme details, please click on Lusophone Cinema 2009 .
  • ‘Picturing Urban Scenes’ by Paulo C√©sar da Costa Gomes & Let√≠cia Parente - Wednesday, 14 October 2009, 12.30pm, Room B18, Birkbeck, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX In what ways can geography work with images? To what extent can public spaces be seen as a scene? Our aim is to analyse how social actions and cultural meanings are directly associated with a certain physical […]
  • CILAVS Lunchtime Seminar: ‘El western patag√≥nico: la imagen del ind√≠gena norteamericano en la imagen selknam’ - by Gast√≥n Carre√Īo Tuesday, 8 December 2009, 12.00-13.00pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD En esta charla, se realizar√° una reflexi√≥n de car√°cter comparativo, orientada a establecer algunos de los dispositivos utilizados en la construcci√≥n de la imagen selknam en la pel√≠cula Tierra del Fuego (2000), dirigida por […]
  • Reality Effects - In the runup to the film symposium, CILAVS also organized screenings of recent work from the participating film directors. Yo no s√© qu√© me han hecho tus ojos (Lorena Mu√Īoz and Sergio Wolf, 2003) 23 October 2009, 12.00pm, Room G22, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Los guantes m√°gicos […]
  • Lunchtime Film Screening: Plan Rosebud 2: Calling the ghosts (120 mins; Mar√≠a Ruido, 2008) - Thursday, 25 February 2010, 12pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD CILAVS invites you to the screening of Plan Rosebud 2, followed by a discussion with the director, Dr Mar√≠a Ruido. The documentary Plan Rosebud 2, produced by CGAC (Galician Centre of Contemporary Art),¬† is the second part […]
  • International Symposium Reality Effects: Poetics of Locality, Memory, and the Body in Contemporary Argentine and Brazilian Cinema - 26-28 November 2009, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Karim A√Įnouz, Mart√≠n Rejtman, Andrea Tonacci Gonzalo Aguilar, Jens Andermann, Jos√© Carlos Avellar, Alvaro Fern√°ndez Bravo, Christian Gundermann, Maur√≠cio Lissovsky, Denilson Lopes, Mariano Mestman, L√ļcia Nagib, Gabriela Nouzeilles, S√≠lvia Schwarzb√∂ck CILAVS is proud to announce a 3-day series of […]
  • Performance: Three Places: FlamingoFeather in the Sert√£o of Guimar√£es Rosa - Saturday, 30 January 2010, 4pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD CILAVS, the Brazilian Embassy and FlamingoFeather Physical Theatre present an event dedicated to the renowned Brazilian writer Jo√£o Guimar√£es Rosa. Programme Screening of the documentary Urucuia (23 mins; Ang√©lica Del Nery, 1998) Seminar by Professor Sandra G. […]
  • Lunchtime Artist’s Talk: Crist√≥bal Lehyt - Wednesday, 17 March 2010, 12pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Crist√≥bal Lehyt is currently artist in residence at Gasworks. His work examines the way politics affect and manipulate cultural and national identity. Through a variety of media including photographs, installation, video and drawing, he often identifies and […]
  • Lecture and Film Screening: Falso testimonio - Wednesday, 17 March 2010, 7.30 pm, Room 421, Birkbeck Main Building, London WC1H 0PD ‘On Truth’ by Daniel Link Daniel Link is professor at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. His books include: Montserrat (novel), La mafia rusa (novel), Fantasmas. Imaginaci√≥n y sociedad. Screening of C√≥mo me hice gay (Sebasti√°n Freire, […]

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