In recent years, Ca.DA – Companhia de Dança de Almada, has been proposing to carry out video dance projects that bring out the crossing of languages as a way of opening new aesthetic paths, innovating and expanding its cultural and artistic intervention in the community and stimulating the development of new audiences for contemporary dance. In this context, director Henrique Pina was invited to reflect on the dance piece “Inverno”, the latest choreographic work created in 2019 by Bruno Duarte for Ca.DA, in co-production with Teatro Municipal de Bragança. This is how the short film “Seven Days of Winter” emerged, based on that work, inspired by the winter traditions of Trás-os-Montes (Northern Portugal), and translating into a cinematic vision of that piece. After a whole process of research on the cultural heritage of Trás-os-Montes, we took the Ca.DA artistic team to that region for an artistic residence, from where they brought images, sounds and signs of the ancestral mystique of that region.
On March 6 at 9pm, in the Auditório Osvaldo Azinheira – Academia Almadense a session will be held open to all interested audiences with the presentation of an excerpt of the play “Inverno” by Companhia de Dança de Almada and the debut of the short film “Seven Days of Winter”, directed by Henrique Pina, followed by a presentation by Pedro Sena Nunes and Q&A session with the presence of authors Henrique Pina, Bruno Duarte and Luís Malaquias, moderated by Ana Macara.
Free entry. Pick-up of tickets from 8pm, on site.