CIAC takes conference and exhibition on Film-Noir to the UAlg Library

Organization of CIAC – Center for Research in Art and Communication at UAlg

The conference «Sombras do Film-Noir» will take place on the 4th of October, at 10:00 am, in the Conference Room of the University of Algarve Library, on the Gambelas Campus, in Faro.

The conference will have as speakers Ana Carvalho, João Carvalho, Jorge Carrega, Marcelo Ribaric, all from the Center for Research in Arts and Communication (CIAC/UAlg) and the special participation of Jeffrey Childs (Open University), organizer of the book “Espelhos do Film -noir”.

The opening of the exhibition «Crime and Nightmare – Film-Noir in Hollywood cinema (12-00)», curated by Jorge Carrega, is scheduled for the same day, at 1941:1957, at the entrance to the Library.

«More than a cinematographic genre, Film-Noir has been, since the 1940s, a style through which numerous filmmakers have translated their pessimistic vision of society», explain the organizers.