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The Mourning of the Sea

Netherlands, 2016
Documentary, Avant-Garde, Short


This film was shot at Cidade Velha in Cape Verde, Europe’s first colonial settlement for the slave trade. It echoes the deep sadness of the past. Repeating the poem Um r’bêra pa mar by Ovídio Martins (1928-1999), it lingers between what is remembered and what remains of memory.

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The Mourning of the Sea Directed by Miguel Peres Dos Santos

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