DMLL Lusofesta 2016 Screening of A Talking Picture

Event Date(s): 12/04/2016

Location: Centre for Language Learning (CLL) Lecture Room

You are invited to LusoFesta 2016! A week of activities is hosted by the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics (DMLL) and will take place from April 11 to 15.

This event highlights the impact of the Portuguese language in different countries, and this year Cape Verde is the highlighted Lusophone (Portuguese-official) country. Bahia in Brazil and Porto in Portugal will also be in focus.

On Tuesday April 12 at 6pm there will be a screening of A Talking Picture (2003 Portugal).

About the Film

Directed by noted Portuguese director from Porto, Manoel de Oliveira the film is based on a voyage on the Mediterranean, a Portuguese professor (Leonor Silveira) shows her young daughter (Filipa de Almeida) ancient sites, while three women engage the ship's captain (John Malkovich) in debate.

To view the full list of Lusofesta events, please click here

 For more information, please contact Dr. Jo-Anne Ferreira, Coordinator, Portuguese and Brazilian Studies: 662 2002, ext. 82036 (c/o Varrsha Choon) or email Jo-Anne.Ferreira@sta.uwi.eduVarrsha.Choon@sta.uwi.edu.


Open to: | General Public | Staff | Student | Alumni |


  • Dr. Jo-Anne Ferreira; Varrsha Choon

  • Faculty/Department

    Faculty of  Humanities & Education

  • Tel.: 662 2002, ext. 82036
  • Email: Jo-Anne.Ferreira@sta.uwi.edu