CINEMA WORKSHOP | RAÍZES SUBMERSAS by Icaro April 28, 2021 0 News, Space Station Lisbon, Workshop

Artist / Educator: SILAS TINY

Dates: May – June

Start: 15th May 2021 (Saturday) | 11am – 18pm

Target Audience: Young people from the African diaspora or immigrants, between 18 and 30 years old

Price: FREE!

Through your memory, experience or living we’ll create two short movies in which we’ll reflect identity concepts, in the present and about the past.


Silas Tiny was born in São Tomé in 1982 and with only 5 years of age, migrated to Portugal with his family.
Even before concluding his filmmaking course in the Superior School of Theater and Cinema in Lisbon, in 2013, Silas creates his first documental feature film entitled Bafatá Filme Clube (2011), in which he reflects about the significance of the Bafatá village in Guinea Bissau during it’s colonial time and it’s later desertification, through the deactivation of the village’s cinema, place considered to be the “village’s soul” until the 1975 independence – to this day this place is guarded by the ghostly figure of Canjajá, the old cinema’s projectionist.
Nowadays, Silas is currently working in the post-production on two documentaries: Constelações do Equador and Casa Decana.


•  The workshop is aimed at young people from the African diaspora or immigrants, between the ages of 18 and 30;
•  CV with phone number and email address;
•  Be available to attend the free workshop full time and for the full duration of the workshop.

The applications must be sent only to the email: until May 10th, 2021
Specify in the subject: Cinema Workshop

DEADLINE: May 10th, 2021

The Space Station Lisbon project is supported by EnergiaBIP/ZIP

Logotipos: Câmara municipal de Lisboa, BIP ZIP