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Cinema at the Museum: We have already embarked I

Free admission

The Mother and the Sea, Gonçalo Tocha, Documentary, Portugal, 2013 (92 min.)

We go in search of a real and lost myth in Vila Chã, to the beach where the women of the sea known as the 'pescadeiras' ('fisherwomen') may be found, in one of the few places in the world where the skippers are female. But where are they? And where are the 120 fishing skiffs?

Only nine boats and a single fisherwoman survive. Among the intrepid folk of the sea, the film captures the passion for fishing, the passion for the sea.



Cinema at the Museum - We have already embarked
Documentary series (4 sessions)
In collaboration with Zero em Comportamento 


9th of June at 4.00 p.m., The Mother and the Sea, Gonçalo Tocha, Documentary, Portugal, 2013 (92 min.)

7th of July at 4.00 p.m., Ama-San, Cláudia Varejão, Documentary, Portugal/Japan, 2016 (112 min.)

21st of July at 2.30 p.m., É na Terra Não É na Lua ('It's the Earth Not the Moon'), Gonçalo Tocha, Documentary, Portugal, 2011 (180 min.)

15th of September at 4.00 p.m., Film Socialisme, Jean Luc Godard, Drama, Switzerland/France, 2010 (101 min.)

For adults and youths (>14 years old)
Advance booking required 
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