Susana de Sousa Dias
FUSO INSULAR expands its programming and presents a Film Cycle dedicated to the thought and creation of the guest artist Susana de Sousa Dias.
The cinema of Susana de Sousa Dias does not leave the viewer indifferent. It is rigorous and disturbing and, at the same time, extremely elaborated from an artistic point of view. Its historical content is important and rich. Sousa Dias deals with memories, through a new cinematic language, and works with music and sound in an innovative way.
In co-production with the Archipelago – Centre for Contemporary Arts, the Film Cycle presents three emblematic films of the director: the most recent, “Fordlandia Malaise” from 2019, is composed of the memories and the present of the city founded by Henry Ford in the Amazon in 1928; “Natureza Morta” (Still Life), from 2005, is a film that seeks to rediscover and question the archival images that were taken during the Portuguese dictatorship; and “48 “, from 2009, is a documentary about the 48 years of dictatorship in Portugal (1926-1974) departing from a series of photographs of political prisoners.
Art and Politics are the themes for reflection in Susana de Sousa Dias’ Film Cycle.