BoCA brings concerts and films to Faro this week

Programming takes place today, Saturday and Sunday

The 4nd edition of the Mouth – Contemporary Arts Biennial, which, between September 2nd and October 15th, divides its programming into Faro and Lisbon, is preparing the screening of films and concerts in the Algarve capital for this week. 

For this Thursday, October 5th, at 21:30 pm, the national premiere of “Orlando, my political autobiography”, the first film by trans writer and activist Paul B. Preçado, one of the voices in gender studies, is scheduled.

The film is shown at the IPDJ Auditorium / Cineclube de Faro and after this screening, which is a cinematographic letter addressed to Virginia Woolf, an exclusive interview with Preçado is projected on the screen, by the artistic director of the Mouth John Romão.

On the weekend, 7th and 8th October, at the invitation of Mouth, the Orquestra do Algarve Soloists perform three works for string quartet by «one of the most original musical thinkers of the century» (The New Yorker), the composer John Luther Adams, in two intimate, acoustic concerts, designed for green spaces in the city in Faro. The concert takes place in Jardim da Alameda.

Also in Faro, on the 7th of October, there is the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mário Cesariny, with the presentation of the installation-concert “Corpo Visível – Cesariny em Fato de Banho”, by Composition students from the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa and the students of the Visual Arts Course at the University of Algarve, under the artistic coordination of playwright, actress and director Keli Freitas, in the cloister of the Municipal Museum of Faro, and the screening of the documentary “Repentants / Regretters”, by Marcus Lindeen, at Fábrica da Cerveja.

With artistic direction by John Romão, the Mouth is funded by the Ministry of Culture / General Directorate of Arts, Lisbon City Council, Chamber of Faro, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Millennium Bcp Foundation, and with the partnerships of MaisFRANÇA / Institut Français du Portugal, Festival Queer Lisboa, FLAD or Goethe-Institut Lisboa.