• Film Screening & Talk: ‘Literature and Culture in Times of Transition’ - by João Gilberto Noll Friday, 2 October 2009, 6pm, Room B35, Birkbeck, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX The screening of the award-winning film Nunca Fomos Tão Felizes (Murilo Salles, 1984, 90 min), the cinematic adaptation of João 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 César da Costa Gomes & Letícia 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 patagónico: la imagen del indígena norteamericano en la imagen selknam’ - by Gastón Carreño Tuesday, 8 December 2009, 12.00-13.00pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD En esta charla, se realizará una reflexión de carácter comparativo, orientada a establecer algunos de los dispositivos utilizados en la construcción de la imagen selknam en la película 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 sé qué me han hecho tus ojos (Lorena Muñoz and Sergio Wolf, 2003) 23 October 2009, 12.00pm, Room G22, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Los guantes mágicos […]
  • Lunchtime Film Screening: Plan Rosebud 2: Calling the ghosts (120 mins; María 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 María 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 Aïnouz, Martín Rejtman, Andrea Tonacci Gonzalo Aguilar, Jens Andermann, José Carlos Avellar, Alvaro Fernández Bravo, Christian Gundermann, Maurício Lissovsky, Denilson Lopes, Mariano Mestman, Lúcia Nagib, Gabriela Nouzeilles, Sílvia Schwarzböck CILAVS is proud to announce a 3-day series of […]
  • Performance: Three Places: FlamingoFeather in the Sertão of Guimarães 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 João Guimarães Rosa. Programme Screening of the documentary Urucuia (23 mins; Angélica Del Nery, 1998) Seminar by Professor Sandra G. […]
  • Lunchtime Artist’s Talk: Cristóbal Lehyt - Wednesday, 17 March 2010, 12pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Cristóbal 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. Imaginación y sociedad. Screening of Cómo me hice gay (Sebastián Freire, […]

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