Nimas screens a special screening of Catarina Vasconcelos’ film, A Metamorfose dos Pássaros, centered on the director’s family universe. The session has the presence of Catarina Vasconcelos.
Beatriz and Henrique got married on the day she turned 21. Henrique, a naval officer, spent long periods at sea. On land, Beatriz, who learned everything from the verticality of plants, took care of the roots of her 6 children. The oldest son, Jacinto, is my father and he dreamed that one day he could be a bird. One day, suddenly, Beatriz dies. My mother didn’t die suddenly, but she died when I was 17. On that day, my father and I found ourselves in the loss of our mother and our relationship was no longer just that of father and daughter.