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I’m doing research for an european project called CINAGE (http://cinageproject.eu/pt/ e http://www.faceboook.com/cinageproject), that is concerned with (1) active ageing and adult education (2) how senior citizens are portrayed in european cinematographies and (3) models of competencies for active ageing, from 2000 till now. The films presented in the following list are only the ones from the countries that I had to query: Portugal, Belgium, Poland and Spain (some of them aren’t even in the MUBI database yet). 01, 02, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12 – still in the running 03, 04, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 – excluded Not on MUBI database: “Jeszcze… Read more

I’m doing research for an european project called CINAGE (http://cinageproject.eu/pt/ e http://www.faceboook.com/cinageproject), that is concerned with (1) active ageing and adult education (2) how senior citizens are portrayed in european cinematographies and (3) models of competencies for active ageing, from 2000 till now.
The films presented in the following list are only the ones from the countries that I had to query: Portugal, Belgium, Poland and Spain (some of them aren’t even in the MUBI database yet).

01, 02, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12 – still in the running
03, 04, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 – excluded

Not on MUBI database:
“Jeszcze wie Wieczór” (Jacek Blakut, 2008, POL) – ✮✮✮✮
“Piata Pora Roku” (Jerzy Domaradzki, 2012, POL) – ✮
“Y tu, quien eres?” (Antonio Mercero, 2007, ESP) – ✮✮

On the 1st of February, the CINAGE project team has announced the 12 European films, after 2000, that best illustrate the competencies for active ageing! Soon I’ll be updating my list in order to include all of them.

Winners are listed alphabetically:

1. A Lady in Paris, 2012 film by Ilmar Raag
2. Amour, 2012 film by Michael Haneke
3. Confituur, 2004 film by Lieven Debrauwer
4. Elsa Y Fred, 2005 film by Marcos Carnevale
5. Empties, 2007 film by Jan Svěrák
6. Good to go, 2012 film by Mateus Luzar
7. Mid-August Lunch, 2008 film by Gianni Di Gregorio
8. Night boats, 2012 film by Igor Mirkovic
9. Saraband, 2005 film by Ingmar Bergman
10. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, 2012 film by John Madden
11. Vidange Perdue, 2006 film by Geoffrey Enthoven
12. Wolke9, 2008 film by Andreas Dresen

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