Monday, 22 October 2012 15:11
The Arte Institute, in collaboration with Lisbon based José Saramago Foundation, will promote a week of events in New York City, from October 25 to November 1st, to honor and celebrate the 90th birthday of novelist José Saramago, the 1998 Portuguese Nobel Prize Laureate.
The calendar of events includes a screening of the documentary “José & Pilar” directed by Miguel Gonçalves Mendes, Iberian Sreeening, concerts, lectures with Pilar Del Rio and guests at Institute Cervantes, Poets House and Rutgers University.
October 25 - Angelika Film Center, 8.30 pm
Screening of the documentary "José & Pilar" by director Miguel Gonçalves Mendes.
The documentary portraits the life of José Saramago and Pilar del Rio, his lifelong companion.
Get tickets www.joseandpilar.eventbrite.com
October 27 - Anthology Film Archives, 9.45 pm
Iberian Screening - Portuguese and Spanish Short Films
October 29 - Instituto Cervantes, 6.30 pm
- "The Characters Meet The Author" Lecture with Pilar del Rio and Jorge Vaz de Carvalho
- Screening of videos from the Opera Blimunda
October 30 - Poets House, 6.30 pm
- Reading Saramago with Pilar del Rio, Jorge Vaz Carvalho and guests
actresses reading "Women in Saramago"
- Photography Exhibition "Saramago by João Francisco Vilhena"
- Jazz Concert Malus
November 1 - Rutgers University, New Jersey - Dana Room Auditorium, 6 pm
- "Women in Saramago" - Reading by Portuguese actresses and Pilar del Rio
- Jazz Concert
Saramago´s Week in New York is sponsored by The Lisbon Consortium, Direcção-Geral dos Assuntos Consulares e Comunidades Portuguesas, Instituto Camões, Instituto Cervantes, Carvi Hotel, Adega Mayor and Rutgers University.
Media partner: 24 horas.
For further information please visit www.arteinstitute.org or www.josesaramago.org.
Founded in April 2011, Arte Institute is an independent non-for profit organization, based in New York. It dynamizes the production and showcasing of international contemporary artists and art projects, with a focus on Portuguese contemporary art, through the organization of events in Europe, North and South America, in a dynamic Atlantic triangle.
Contacts: Ana Ventura Miranda