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CANCELLED – to Mar 30 | FILM CYCLE | Silent Cinema at Casa da Achada | Mouraria | FREE

If there’s any hope left for Lisbon in the face of genocidal gentrification, rampant inequality, unintentional rape by tourists and landlords, and general good old-fashioned capitalist decay, that hope is, and has been for a thousand years, the neighborhood of Mouraria.

And tucked away in the seldom-accessed-by-tuk-tuk heart of this haven of character is Casa da Achada, a non-profit cultural organization opened a decade ago to honor and continue the legacy of local artist, writer, critic, and teacher of Portuguese Mário Dionísio.

One of the many cool things the “House of the Found” does is free silent oldie film screenings every Monday night. They’re usually preceded by a guest speaker, and have Portuguese subtitles.

*The socialist fun commences at 21h30, and seating is limited.

**Make sure to bundle up this time of year as, due to capitalism, there is no heating.

Jan 27
Nova Babilónia, 1929
by Grigori Kozintsev and Leonid Trauberg

Feb 3
The General, 1926
bu Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman

Feb 10
Nana, 1926
By Jean Renoir

Feb 17
Limite, 1931
by Mário Peixoto

Feb 24
Film, 1965
by Alan Schnieder and Samuel Beckett
Two Men and a Wardrobe, 1958
by Roman Polanski

March 2
Os Habitantes, 1970 and
As Estações, 1975
by Artavazd Pelechain

March 9
Paris Qui Dort, 1924 and
Entr’acte, 1924
by René Clair

March 16
A Ilha Nua, 1960
by Kaneto Shindo

March 23
The Crowd, 1928
by King Vidor

March 30
The Lady and the Hooligan, 1918
by Evgueni Slavinsky and Vladimir Mayakovsky
Chess Fever, 1925
by Vsevolod Pudovkin and Nikolai Shpikovsky
Glumov’s Diary, 1923
by Sergei Einstein

See the full program here*.


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