In the early 70’s, under the backdrop of an inflatable Colonial War and the disenchantment caused by Marcelo Caetano’s ineffectiveness in accompanying the pulse of the country and the world, young political activists radicalized the struggle and brought it to the brink of violent confrontation with the regime. Among these young people was Isabel do […]
See and be questioned by the film and the men and women who, in April, told their stories of torture, in amazement, for being able to tell them freely. Debate with Afonso de Albuquerque, Alfredo Caldeira, Conceição Matos and Fernando Vicente. Documentary World in Action, recorded by Granada Television International
In Remembrance Day, the Aljube Museum, in partnership with the Memory for All Program (IHC and Centro República – NOVA FCSH), invites former prisoners, family members who accompanied them, the resistance against the dictatorship and the community in general to share their memories about life and the struggle for freedom and democracy. 10h-18h – Collection […]
On April 25, at 6:30 p.m., with the presence of the Portuguese Prime Minister will be inaugured – in the Fortress of Peniche -, the Memorial of the former political prisoners of Peniche. First step that will lead to the integral inauguration of the future National Resistance and Freedom Museum. The Aljube Museum Resistance and Freedom is associated to the […]
The Aljube Museum promotes, monthly, guided tours to its Permanent Exhibition and to the Temporary Exhibition. Previous subscription is required, through the Educational Service of the Museum. Activity in portuguese
Maio de 58 (May of 58)
On June 8, it will be 60 years since the electoral farce that led General Humberto Delgado to the polls.
Maio de 58, by António Torrado, is a text on this subject, with a staged reading by Castro Guedes, based on “Translational Theatre”, in which the audience is invited to challenge the reality freely in temporal spaces determined by the director and the actors.
Maio de 58 (May of 58) Text by António Torrado. Readings and debates about the text interpreted by Adérie Lopes, Carla Bolito, Fábio Vaz, Guilherme Filipe, João Maria Pinto, Lita Pedreira, Lúcia Maria*, Paulo Lages and Peter Michael under the direction of Castro Guedes. And debate with the audience. *interpreter provided by the National Theatre Dona Maria II An initiative of the Museum to mark the 60 years after the “elections” with Humberto Delgado.
June 8, 21h00, in the Museum of Aljube
Free admission, with prior appointment at the Educational Service of the Museum.