As sombras e os seus nomes

Translated title of the contribution: On shadows and their names

Research output: Non-textual formVideo recording


"as sombras e os seus nomes" presents a visual reading of a series of short texts by Walter Benjamin (Kurze Schatten) reflecting on the relation between images, names and knowledge. Shot from within a house and a car, the film observes the reflexes, shadows and images that come from the outside.
Translated title of the contributionOn shadows and their names
Original languagePortuguese
Publication statusPublished - 6 Dec 2020
EventDoclisboa 2020: Secção: Espaços da Intimidade - Cinema Ideal, Lisboa, Portugal
Duration: 3 Dec 20209 Dec 2020


  • Cinema
  • Documentary
  • Contemporary art
  • Walter Benjamin


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