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• 03.Oct.2021 - 17:20 • Cinema Showcase


MEXE Associação

EAPN Portugal

Falling without a net. Free-falling without expectations of seeing the ground to land on. Narratives in a pandemic time, confusing and unpredictable, where fragility has intensified and new fissures have opened. CAIR approaches the precariousness of real people by trying to let their stories speak and not falling into the temptation of talking about them. The partnership between the European Anti-Poverty Network and MEXE Associação gave rise to a process supported by the Local Citizens’ Councils of the district nuclei of the Northern region of EAPN Portugal (Aveiro, Braga, Bragança, Porto, Viana do Castelo and Vila Real). The construction process was based on the Chronicles – texts lived in times of pandemic crisis (2020) and the development of discussion forums that allowed the design of the script of this short film. CAIR tells us how we can hold on to ourselves, even if in free-fall.

Co-production: MEXE Associação and EAPN Portugal
Screenplay: collective creation from the discussion forums
Direction: Hugo Cruz and João Miguel Ferreira
Collective creation: Cristina Queirós, Vicente Gil, Virgílio Rego, João Rocha, Elsa Rito John Ortiz, Germano Silva, Margarida Sousa, Beatriz Brás, Patrícia Barbosa, Marta Mota, Ana Cristina Falcão, António Monteiro, Carmen Pamplona, Clara Carvalho, Francisco Rico, Leonor Fernandes, Paula Neide da Conceição and Virgínia Neves

*Chat with MEXE team and EAPN Portugal


17:20 - 17:45

Participating in MEXE

• To participate in the actions it is mandatory to pick up a ticket at the spaces where they take place. The following projects are exceptions: Herbário Anticolonial and AS BRAVAS: um manifesto, for which registration must be made through mexe.org.pt

• Exceptions are the actions presented at Culturgest, CRL - Central Electric, Teatro Carlos Alberto/TNSJ, Teatro Municipal do Porto.Campo Alegre and Teatro Viriato.

• The ticket office will only be available one hour before the start of the performances, at the venue where they take place.

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