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 […]
The Lisbon City Council and the Lisbon Metropolitan invite the community to the inauguration of the “Memorial to the persecuted and political prisoners”. Date and Time: April 25, 2 p.m. Place: Baixa-Chiado Subway Station
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 […]
Photography Exhibition – Manuel Brito
Image: Exhibition Poster “MFA Cultural Revitalization campaign”
The MFA’s Cultural Promotion and Civic Action Campaign, announced in October 1974, had as its primary objective “to put the Armed Forces at the service of a project for the development of the Portuguese people”, and “to promote the better cultural and political level of the country ‘.
The exhibition is composed by a set of photographs of the “Operação Guarda e Norte – Nordeste”, carried out in the framework of the MFA’s Cultural Dynamization Campaigns.