FILMar | The sea: character of real fictions

Sea images instigate a discussion on the relations cinema undertakes and suggests in what concerns the representation of history, the impact on collective memory and the social construct it fixates.

In the presence of Pedro Martins (researcher, IHC-UNL) and Truls Lie (documentary filmmaker and critic), and moderated by Joana de Sousa (co-director of Doclisboa) and Sergio Silva (filmmaker and screenwriter, curator at the Brazilian Cinematheque between 2012 and 2020).

In the scope of the project FILMar, which is carried out by Cinemateca Portuguesa – Museu do Cinema, with the support of the Financial Mechanism EEA Grants.

The event is followed by a cocktail, organized with the support of the Embassy of Norway in Lisbon, and the screening session The Sea in the Movies


Pedro Martins
Has a doctorate in contemporary history from the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the Nova University of Lisbon (FCSH UNL) and the University of Lucerne (2016). Researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History (FCSH UNL). Collaborates in the development of an indexation thesaurus for moving images at Cinemateca Portuguesa – Museu do Cinema. Director of the magazine Práticas da História. Journal on Theory, Historiography and Uses of the Past.
Truls Lie
Editor of the Modern Times Review, the European documentary magazine, and of Ny Tid, a 100 pages Norwegian quarterly book magazine. He has an education in philosophy and information technology from Oslo, San Francisco and New York, and he makes documentaries.
Joana Sousa
Co-director of Doclisboa
Sergio Silva
Filmmaker and screenwriter, curator at the Brazilian Cinematheque between 2012 and 2020
OCT 25 (mon) / from 5.00 pm to 6.30 pm,
Culturgest – Forum Debates
• Free admission