• Discrimination from within

    In 2016, a 24-year-old Portuguese filmmaker named Leonor Teles won the Golden Bear of the Berlin Film Festival for best short film, becoming the youngest person ever to receive the award. This in and of itself should have been news in Portugal. The real reason was the topic of...
  • Racism in Portugal against African descendants

    This article is the first in a 4-part series about racial discrimination in Portugal and Brazil. On 13 April 2017, Portugal’s President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, travelled to Senegal. He visited the House of Slaves in Gorée Island and took advantage of the opportunity to condemn slavery. He stated...
  • To Kill a Mockingbird

    Harper Lee, writer of “To Kill a Mockingbird”, one of last century’s most beloved authors, has died last week, aged 89. Today we want to dedicate our weekly review to the homonymous 1962 film based on the novel. To kill a mockingbird was translated into film by screenwriter Horton...
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