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BFM — 42
BFM — 42
Tales of Oblivion
14 March
Sala dell’Orologio – Piazza della Libertà
Directed by Dulce FernandesItalian title: I racconti dell’oblio [t.l.]
Portugal / 2023 / 63 min.
col. / O.V. / Subtitles: o.v. sub. it./en.

Recent archaeological findings in Lagos, southern Portugal, unearthed the forgotten past of Portugal’s role in the transatlantic trafficking of enslaved African people. Invoking the distance between what we want to forget and the urgency of memory, Tales of Oblivion is a territory of revelation of the past in the present.

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