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Festivals / Portugal

The Last Family triumphs at the Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival

The Last Family triumphs at the Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival

Jan P Matuszynski’s feature scooped both the festival’s Grand Prize and Revelation Award  

15/11/2016 | Festivals | Portugal

Pierre-François Sauter's Calabria is the big winner at DocLisboa

Pierre-François Sauter's Calabria is the big winner at DocLisboa

The 14th DocLisboa gave the Swiss director the Award for Best Film in the international competition; Portuguese director Cláudia Varejão won the national competition with Ama-San  

31/10/2016 | Festivals | Portugal

Smartfest.co to hold its first edition in February 2017

Smartfest.co to hold its first edition in February 2017

Films shot via smartphones are at the heart of the new festival, which is also inviting people to shoot part of their lives on 24 September  

17/08/2016 | Festivals | Portugal

João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra da Mata in the spotlight at Vila do Conde

João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra da Mata in the spotlight at Vila do Conde

An exhibition will feature new works by the duo ahead of the Pompidou retrospective in November and the upcoming premiere of The Ornithologist  

29/06/2016 | Festivals | Portugal

Espinho gears up for the 12th FEST

Espinho gears up for the 12th FEST

Today sees the start of the latest edition of the gathering, which includes training and pitching events in addition to film screenings  

20/06/2016 | Festivals | Portugal

The Lure gets the top prize at Fantasporto

The Lure gets the top prize at Fantasporto

Agnieszka Smoczynska’s film also pocketed the Best Director and Best Special Effects Awards  

07/03/2016 | Festivals | Portugal

Gelo to open the 36th Fantasporto

Gelo to open the 36th Fantasporto

The Lesson by Ruth Platt, My Night Your Day by András Gyorgy Dési and Gábor Máray, and The Open by Marc Lahore are among the European titles at the gathering  

24/02/2016 | Festivals | Portugal

João Nicolau in the spotlight in Santa Maria da Feira

João Nicolau in the spotlight in Santa Maria da Feira

The Santa Maria da Feira Portuguese-Brazilian Film Festival is organising a retrospective of Nicolau’s work, and his John From is being shown in competition  

07/12/2015 | Festivals | Portugal

Jerzy Skolimowski’s 11 Minutes gets Lisbon & Estoril's top prize

Jerzy Skolimowski’s 11 Minutes gets Lisbon & Estoril's top prize

Also awarded were Otar Iosseliani’s Winter Song and Brady Corbet’s The Childhood of a Leader  

16/11/2015 | Festivals | Portugal

The 39th Cinanima kicks off today

The 39th Cinanima kicks off today

The Espinho International Animated Film Festival is screening over 280 titles until 15 November, including the opening film, The Snow Queen 2 by Aleksey Tsitsilin  

09/11/2015 | Festivals | Portugal