Europe’s quiet crisis
In 2011, the life of Portuguese citizens changed.
Changes that appear to be hidden but are smoothly spreading beneath our toes. We feel them, we breathe them, but we don’t obviously see them.
Throughout 2011 we worked to gain a front row seat to the changes.
Is it a spring fog or an autumn drizzle? Sometimes in life things change so fast and dramatically but the skyline will still brighten with the same sunrise or sunshine.
Where did it start? The U.S.? Iceland? Ireland? Greece?
Through interviews, Fado songs and Portuguese guitar music, we present our view of Portugal’s fight to understand themselves and the global crisis as well as to change and move forward.
Hugo Correia; born in Lobito, Angola
Jose Manuel Ribeiro; born in Lisbon, Portugal
Rafael Marchante; born in Cadiz, Spain