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LIVE Conversation Portraits: ANTONIO LOBO ANTUNES: What Can I Do When Everything is on Fire?

September 23, 2008

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Antonio Lobo Antunes in conversation with Paul Holdengräber
direction and live drawings: Flash Rosenberg
video editor: Sarah Lohman

In What Can I Do When Everything's On Fire?, the Portuguese novelist António Lobo Antunes tells a story of of madness, growing old, and unconditional love. Set in the steamy underworld of Lisbon's nightclubs in the 1990s, the son of a legendary transvestite searches for his identity as he revisits the harrowing death of his father.