Characters

ANA MARIA CABRAL

ANA MARIA CABRAL

Praia, Cape Verde

Second and last wife of Amilcar Cabral. She lived with him until he was assassinated in her presence.

CARLOS REIS

CARLOS REIS

Praia, Cape Verde

Ex-freedom fighter along with Amilcar Cabral and ex-Minister of Education of Cape Verde.

ANTÓNIO CORREIA

ANTÓNIO CORREIA

Praia, Cape Verde

Historian and Minister of Education of Cape Verde.

IVA CABRAL

IVA CABRAL

Praia, Cape Verde

Historian and Amilcar Cabral’s daughter.

PEDRO PIRES

PEDRO PIRES

Praia, Cape Verde

Ex-President of Cape Verde ( 2001-2011). He fought in the war of independence of Guinea together with Cabral.

FERRAN INIESTA

FERRAN INIESTA

Barcelona, Spain

Lecturer of History at the University of Barcelona. He is specialized in Africa.

JOSEP SÁNCHEZ CERVELLÓ

JOSEP SÁNCHEZ CERVELLÓ

Gerona, Spain

Historian and Lecturer at Rovira i Virgili University. His research has been focused on Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde.

BIRGITTA DHAL

BIRGITTA DHAL

Uppsala, Sweden

Swedish politician. She was the first European politician to visit the PAIGC.,Subsequently, Amilcar Cabral visited Swedish President Olof Palme in Sweden several times.

JULIAO SOARES

JULIAO SOARES

Coimbra, Portugal

Amilcar Cabral’s biographer. Lecturer at University of Coimbra.

AMILCAR CABRAL

AMILCAR CABRAL

Paris, France

Amilcar Cabral’s nephew. He is the son of Luis Cabral’s brother and ex-president of Guinea-Bissau.

CARLOS MATOS GOMES

CARLOS MATOS GOMES

Lisbon, Portugal

Colonel of the Portuguese Army at Guinea’s war. Writer and expert in Portuguese Colonialism.

TOMAS MEDEIROS

TOMAS MEDEIROS

Lisbon, Portugal

Politician and poet born in Santo Tomé. Amilcar Cabral’s friend since their studies period until Amilcar Cabral’s assassination.

FRANCISCO BAIRRAO

FRANCISCO BAIRRAO

Lisbon, Portugal

Historian and Spínola’s biographer (military and ex-president of Portugal)

JOSÉ VICENTE LOPES

JOSÉ VICENTE LOPES

Praia, Cape Verde

Journalist and essayist, one of the leading specialists in the Independence of Cape Verde and Guinea.

GENERAL FODE CASSAMA

GENERAL FODE CASSAMA

Oporto, Portugal

Guinean soldier who fought near Amilcar Cabral at Guinea’s War.

ALBERT ROCA

ALBERT ROCA

Barcelona, Spain

Sociologist. Anthropology Political Science and International Relations professor. Specialist in Africa.

MANUEL ALEGRE

MANUEL ALEGRE

Lisbon, Portugal

Portuguese poet and politician. He will talk about Cabral’s political and poetic side.

IRENE FLUNSER

IRENE FLUNSER

Lisbon, Portugal

Historian dedicated to the contemporary study of the Portuguese colonies in Africa. Specialized in PIDE and Estado Novo.

FLORA GOMES

FLORA GOMES

Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Guinean filmmaker and Amilcar's friend.

LEOPOLDO AMADO

LEOPOLDO AMADO

Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Director of the National Institute for Educational Studies and Research (INEP) of Guinea.

JOSE LINGNA

JOSE LINGNA

Bristol, UK

Historian. Doctor in Portuguese studies.