Silves promotes cinema cycle to celebrate 50 years of the 25th of April

The cycle will last until October

The film cycle “Filmes que Contam Abril” will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Carnation Revolution in the different parishes of the municipality of Silves, starting on the 27th of February and until October.

This is an initiative by the Chamber of Silves, part of the Celebrations of the 50th Anniversary of the 25th of April, which aims to «promote a practical cultural decentralization among all parishes in the municipality».

The activity «aims to explore the theme of April 25th, the dictatorship before and after and the revolution, through various cinematographic recordings produced by Portuguese and foreign directors», according to the Chamber of Silves.

Admission is free.



February 27 | 21:00

Salgueiro Maia “The Implicated”, by Sérgio Graciano

Location: Tunis Parish Council


24 March | 21:00 pm

Still Life, by Susana Sousa Dias

Location: Casa do Povo de Alcantarilha


12 April | 21:00 pm

Young Cunhal, by João Botelho

Location: Society of Instruction and Recreation of São Marcos da Serra


May 4 | 21:00 pm

The Homeland, by Bruno Gascon

Location: Athaide d`Oliveira Cultural Center (old barn) – Algoz


July 5 | 21:30 pm

O Homem do Lixo, by Laura Gonçalves (short film) and Bom Povo Português, by Rui Simões

Location: Municipal Market of São Bartolomeu de Messines


July 13 | 21:30 pm

Red Line, by José Filipe Costa

Location: Side area of ​​the Parish Church of Pêra


25 August | 21:30 pm

The Waves of April, by Lionel Baier

Location: Outdoor Space of the Parish Council of Armação de Pêra


12 October | 21:00 pm

A Portuguese Goodbye, by João Botelho

Location: Mascarenhas Gregório Theater – Silves