April in May – Cinema at Aljube

1 to 3 of May of 2020

Image: “The Day the Torture Stopped”, Documentary World in Action, Granada Television, 1974

“The Day the Torture Stopped” was filmed in 1974, days after April 25th. A team from Granada Television International, which traveled the world, from Asia to Latin America, showing signs of repression and torture by political opponents, was surprised by the Carnation Revolution. It was in Lisbon, in the first days of May, that they collected testimonies from Fernando Vicente or Conceição Matos.

“The Day the Torture Stopped”, Documentary World in Action by Granada Television, 1974, will be available from May 1st to 3rd on the official Youtube channel of the Aljube Museum Resistance and Freedom.

* The documentary is part of the Permanent Exhibition of the Aljube Museum Resistance and Freedom.

*Audio in English

Other events

Women from Marinha Grande
In partnership with the Women's Democratic Movement (MDM) we welcomed women from Marinha Grande who were resisting the dictatorship for a conversation about their memories of participating in strikes and workers' struggles in the glass industry, of repression and imprisonment by PIDE, and of fighting for women's rights and freedom.
28 of September of 2021 - 16h30
Guided Tours
On 25 September, the Museu do Aljube Resistência e Liberdade organises three guided tours aimed at different types of audiences.
25 of September of 2021 - 10h30
Readings of the New Portuguese Letters
Through the voice of other Marias we will dive into the "New Portuguese Letters" within the temporary exhibition WOMEN AND RESISTANCE - New Portuguese Letters and other struggles.
23 of September of 2021 - 19h00
“They were afraid and went and didn’t go”
In the scope of the parallel programming of the temporary exhibition "WOMEN AND RESISTANCE - New Portuguese Letters and other struggles" we welcome anti-fascist resistance women for a cycle of conversations around the experiences of resistance to dictatorship and the struggle for women's rights, still so necessary and current nowadays.
18 of September to 30 of October of 2021