28.01.202120:00 - 21:40KVS, BrusselKVS BOL
29.01.202120:00 - 21:40KVS, BrusselKVS BOL
Minefield investigates the traces the Falklands War left behind, but also the relationship between experience and fiction and the thousand possible ways to give memory shape.
Lola Arias confronts various visions of war with one another and unites former enemies to tell one story, all together.
This documentary theatre performance, which evokes a rare and moving humanity, toured worldwide and was amply praised. The performance will be showed for the last time at KVS.
Meet the veterans
Lou Armour was on the cover of every newspaper when the Argentines captured him on 2 April. Today he is a teacher for children with special needs.
Rubén Otero survived the ARA General Belgrano shipwreck – the ship was torpedoed by a British nuclear submarine – and now plays in a Beatles tribute band.
David Jackson intercepted and transcribed radio codes during the war. Today he listens to other veterans’ stories in his psychology practice.
Gabriel Sagastume refused to fire a gun as a soldier and is a criminal justice lawyer today.
Sukrim Rai was part of the Ghurkha brigade, a division of men from Nepal and West-Bengal who served the British army. He knew his way around a knife like no one else, and works as a guard now.
Marcelo Vallejo was a mortar marksman during the war. Today he is a triathlon champion.