COUNTRY OF PROVENANCE
Words. Journey into emotions: sadness.
Is sadness a lack, a feeling of lack of something ... a form of loneliness? something that has been and won't come back? In our culture it is not good to show negative emotions, but sadness is part of us, as are joy, or fear and anger. In other cultures sadness does not have the same negative value, but it is a bridge to something new. And here the sadness turns into poetry, song, music. In Brazil every 30th January the "dia da saudade" is celebrated, it is the presence in the absence, the homeland we left and never comes back, the sweet melancholy that opens up space to desire, to the enthralling rhythm of the samba ...
1:33 Cit. Ballata triste, F. Garcia Lorca
5:24 Tristezza, una convivenza complicata
7:06 Melancolia, bile nera, cit. Ippocrate
8:53 Elemento del ritiro
11:26 Depressione è diversa da un’emozione
12:22 Senso di vuoto
15:22 Dolore e pressione sociale
17:47 Il “problema” della morte
21:48 Cit. W. Benjamin, Capitalismo come religione
23:28 La condizione delle donne
26:46 Il paradosso del futuro
30:45 Toda Saudade, Gilberto Gil