Red Utopia

Portugal, "Red Utopia": PCP office in Montemor-o-Novo.Office of the PCP (Portuguese Communist Party) in Montemor-o-Novo in the Alentejo region, former stronghold of the Reforma Agraria (Agrarian Reform), 1975-1990. Travelling with documentary maker Frank van Osch, we are investigating the possibilities of what might become a new project for both of us, with the working title “Red Utopia.”

For my old work (1980s) about the Reforma Agraria in Portugal, click here.

The trip including many meetings was prepared by Ernst Schade and Patricia Baetslé, living in Lisbon, who also accompany us on this trip, translate etc. They do a wonderful job and I wholeheartedly recommend them: