Our summer in Portugal Mit Surfbrett und Fado durch die Krise

Our Summer in Portugal - With Surfboard and Fado through the Crisis by António Cascais will be repeated on September 12, 2020 at 12:45 pm on NDR. The documentary will be available in the mediathek until November 8.

A fado singer, a surf instructor, a tuktuk driver: arte:RE accompanies people who worked as solo self-employed in the tourism sector in the greater Lisbon area and were suddenly faced with nothing when the entire country was put into lockdown in March 2020 due to the coronavirus. How do they experience the crisis summer 2020 in Portugal's capital?

Our protagonists talk about their fears, but also about their hopes and small successes in the summer of 2020. Many people who had fully bet on tourism are worried about the future.

More information about the film can be found here.