Olhares do Mediterrâneo – Cinema no Feminino is an annual film festival taking place in Lisbon, Portugal. The event promotes the screening of films originating from the countries around the Mediterranean and intends to promote the role of women in film production. This year’s edition presents a programme consisting of 33 films, debates, workshops, performances and an exhibition.
The exhibition “Olhares que nos habitam” results from a challenge presented to a group of refugee women, forced migrants or students who fled war scenarios, who are currently in Portugal and have different origins and life experiences. The intention of the images is open to several interpretations. The one of the woman photographer which is stated on the photo subtitle; other interpretations are left to the viewer: we invite the audience to leave their comment in each picture.
More on the festival website.