|The end of nature: Doc’s Kingdom 2016, September 3 - 8
Registrations for Doc’s Kingdom are open. In addition to the events-only registration (for €25, giving access to all screenings and discussions), packages including meals and accomodation are available.
|Nuno Lisboa is the 2017 Flaherty Seminar Programmer
The director of Doc’s Kingdom will be the programmer of the 63rd Robert Flaherty Film Seminar. Founded by Frances Flaherty in 1955, the seminar selects each year a different programmer to shape the theme, objective and group of featured filmmakers.
|Reports on 2015
Take a peek at the first edition of Doc’s Kingdom in Arcos de Valdevez, listening to the seminar’s director, Nuno Lisboa, and to some of the featured artists in 2015: Adirley Queirós and Joana Pimenta, Catarina Mourão, Eric Baudelaire, Filipa César, Iván Castiñeiras and Salomé Lamas (click on each name to acess the videos).
|Crossing borders: Doc’s Kingdom @Play-Doc 2016
During Play-Doc 2016, Doc’s Kingdom invites a dozen participants to watch and debate films together, during an all-day reunion with screenings followed by informal discussions in the presence of the filmmakers and other guests. The gathering takes off with a blind screening of a short work by Robert Kramer, after whose film Doc’s Kingdom (1987) the seminar is named.
The archive of the 2015 edition is now available. You can access the programme and stills of the films screened, download the auxiliary texts and check the list of everyone who made this Doc's Kingdom, as well as see photographs from Arcos de Valdevez and drawings of the invited filmmakers. Soon, the transcriptions of the discussions.
|Doc's Kingdom 2015 in Arcos de Valdevez
On the 7th of July, at 7 pm, at Casa dos Amigos do Minho in Lisbon, we will officially announce Doc's Kingdom - All the frontiers. The seminar will happen on 20th - 25th September, and for the first time in the North of Portugal, in Arcos de Valdevez.
|raum: online artist residencies
Doc’s Kingdom was in residence at raum platform, presenting “an imaginary and incomplete map” to the sound archive of the seminar’s colective discussions. Ana Eliseu and Nuno Lisboa propose an audio-drawing where we can listen to a multilingual conversation between filmmakers who participated in some of the eleven editions of Doc’s Kingdom.
|Visions on 2013
Ten of the 2013 Doc's Kingdom fellows wrote texts or made short films about the latest edition of the seminar. The 16mm machine breaks down during the screening of Les Soviets plus l'électricité, we talk to Joaquim Pinto on Skype, we make the boat trip to the Pico Island. To read and watch.
The archive of the 2013 edition is now available. You can access the programme and stills of the films screened, download the auxiliary texts and check the list of everyone who made this Doc's Kingdom, as well as see photographs from the Azores and drawings of the invited filmmakers. Soon, the transcriptions of the discussions.
We would like to publish online the transcriptions of all of Doc's Kingdom discussions. The years 2000 (Portuguese only), 2002, 2005 and 2006 can already be accessed. We are looking for volunteers who can fluently understand and write Portuguese and/ or English and who could transcribe one (1) discussion of the remaining editions. Send us an email:email@example.com