May – October 2019
The ICA has partnered with independent film production unit TERRATREME to celebrate innovative film production in Portugal.
Founded in 2008 by a group of young filmmakers, TERRATREME pools the resources of its collected members to bring engaging films to international audiences. For several years, the ICA has presented discussions and screenings devoted to TERRATREME’s work including Anteu
(FRAMES of REPRESENTATION 2019), Ascension
, Djon África
and A Case Study: TERRATREME
(all FRAMES of REPRESENTATION 2018), The Nothing Factory (distributed by ICA CINEMA) and Once There was Brasilia
From May to November 2019, the ICA presents six recent releases from a selection of TERRATREME’s emerging filmmakers, each of whom will engage in audience discussion through Q&A’s at their opening screenings.
From 17 May: Ama-San (2016) by Cláudia Varejão
From 22 June: Ordinary Time (2018) by Susana Nobre
From 19 July: Lisbon Beat (2019) by Rita Maia & Vasco Viana
From 16 August: Djon África (2018) by Filipa Reis & João Miller Guerra
From 31 October: Campo (2018) by Tiago Hespanha
Alva (2019) by Ico Costa (dates to be confirmed)
This season continues the ICA’s commitment to promoting independent and innovative filmmaking, providing a panoramic overview of contemporary Portuguese cinema while offering audiences an insight into the diverse forms of cinema produced by this unique production company.