Films byTexts by João Moreira Salles
In the Intense Now
João Moreira Salles, 2017, 127’

“Combining archives of May 1968, amateur films showing the crushing of the Prague Spring that same year and the tourist images of his mother’s trip to China in the year of the Cultural Revolution, João Moreira Salles questions the posterity of the most intense moments of history, be they official

João Moreira Salles, 2007, 85’

“So, in ’92-’93, I decided to start using the off cuts of some advertising campaigns to start filming Santiago. It’s a film that, at that time, in its origin, was made completely unprofessionally, in the sense that we didn’t have a ‘project’ or an ‘incentive’.