What Now? Remind Me

Showtimes

Film runs Sat, Sep 28 through Tue, Oct 1.

Sat, Sep 28

8:00pm

Tue, Oct 1

2:30pm

What Now? Remind Me
E Agora? Lembra-me | Joaquim Pinto, 2013
Portugal | 164 minutes

Director Joaquim Pinto and producer Joana Ferreira in person!

First-person filmmaking at its most intimate and expansive, Joaquim Pinto’s What Now? Remind Me emerged from a year in which the director —documentarian, producer, sound designer, and Lisbon film scene stalwart — endured an experimental clinical trial for HIV patients. Although the film doesn't flinch at describing the pain and despair of chronic illness, it remains above all a testament to the joys of a fully lived life, and to the inseparability of art and life. Darting between vivid scenes of the present and bittersweet recollections of the past, What Now? reveals Pinto’s day-to-day existence with his beloved husband, Nuno, and reaches back to his artistic coming of age, capturing a love of cinema that led to a wide network of friendships and collaborations. Confessional but never solipsistic, looking beyond individual experience toward history and the world, this moving film becomes an all-encompassing meditation on what it means to be alive. Winner of the Jury Prize at the 2013 Locarno Film Festival.

Series: NYFF51: Motion Portraits

Venue: Francesca Beale Theater

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