Some years ago, the Palácio de São Bento suddenly shook from visitors singing Zeca Afonso’s 1972 Grândola, Vila Morena in protest against Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho’s neo-liberal politics. Do the Carnation Revolution’s dreams live on in verses such as "On each corner there's a friend / In each face there's equality / Grândola, brown town / Land of fraternity"?

The other films shown within Where the Masses Chant

International title
April 25 – An Adventure for Democracy
Filmmaker
Edgar Pêra
Country
Portugal
Year
2000
Medium
DCP
Length
16’
Language
Portuguese
Producer
Akademya Lusoh-Galaktika
Production Company
Centro de Documentação 25 de Abril
Sales
Edgar Pêra
Writer
Edgar Pêra, Manuel Rodrigues
Editor
Edgar Pêra
Music
Gué