Session Eight: Luz Obscura/Susana De Sousa Dias


A highly sensitive and beautifully crafted essay film about the lives of political prisoners during Portugal’s Salazar dictatorship, and the devastating effects this repression had on their children.

Sunday 25 March 2018, 20:15 

Cinema One, ICA: [book here]

Luz obscura [Obscure Light], Susana de Sousa Dias, Portugal, 2017, DCP, 76 minutes, Portuguese with English subtitles – UK premiere.

Followed by a conversation between the director, Susana de Sousa Dias, and Patricia Brás, Birkbeck

In collaboration with Open City Documentary Festival and the support of Camões Institute and the Centre for Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies, Birkbeck.

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