Seminário Ciência e Império

Os filmes da Luta de Libertação Guineense: arma diplomática ou etno-ficção?

Sala 8.2.12, FCUL, Lisboa
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Este seminário destina-se à apresentação de trabalhos em curso sobre as inter-relações entre conhecimento científico, tecnologia e formações imperiais. O seminário convoca historiadores, antropólogos e cientistas sociais em geral para uma reflexão conjunta e interdisciplinar sobre a ciência e o fenómeno colonial.

Realiza-se nas segundas quartas-feiras de cada mês, das 12h30 às 13h30, alternadamente na Faculdade de Ciências e no Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa.

As sessões são abertas à comunidade académica e não académica, apelando à participação de investigadores nacionais e estrangeiros, de diferentes instituições.

Os filmes da Luta de Libertação Guineense: arma diplomática ou etno-ficção?

Resumo: Durante os onze anos de guerra de libertação na Guiné-Bissau, diversos cineastas estrangeiros deslocaram-se às zonas libertadas para documentar como o movimento de libertação - Partido Africano para a Independência da Guiné e Cabo-Verde (PAIGC) - desenvolvia uma ação militar eficaz contra o exército colonial português enquanto, simultaneamente, construía uma nova sociedade civil nas zonas libertadas, precursora da nação por vir. Circulando entre diferentes instâncias diplomáticas e festivais de cinema, estes filmes procuraram responder a um guião fílmico capaz de ser validado aos olhos da comunidade internacional ocidental. Confrontando as “imagens de libertação” com um extenso trabalho de campo nas antigas zonas libertadas, onde alguns destes filmes foram realizados, compreende-se como as “personagens em luta” foram chamadas a representar uma “ficção” que a elas não se destinava.

12h30
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