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Dates of the 13th edition of LEFFEST - Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival

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The 13th edition of LEFFEST - Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival, which will take place from November 15 to 24, 2019, will bring back to the cities of Lisbon and Sintra a vast program that will bring together directors, actors, artists, musicians and writers around the cinema.

In the last edition, four prizes were awarded according to the selection of the Official Selection - In Competition, which in 2018 was composed by Walter Salles, Chrysta Bell, Jonathan Littell, Jorge Queiroz, Martha Argerich and Stephen Kovacevich: Emir Baigazin won the Best Film Award; JOHN MCENROE: IN THE REALM OF PERFECTION, by Julien Faraut and SEDUCTION OF THE FLESH, by Julio Bressane both received the Grand Jury Prize João Bénard da Costa (ex aequo); and the Jury Special Prize for Best Director was awarded to Richard Billingham with the film RAY & LIZ.

The event has had several guests such as Wim Wenders, David Cronenberg, Pedro Almodóvar, Wes Anderson, Jim Jarmusch, Nanni Moretti, Werner Schroeter, Léos Carax, Abdellatif Kechiche, Abel Ferrara, Piotr Anderszewski, Laurie Anderson, David Byrne, Alexandre Desplat, Rodrigo Leão, Ana Moura, Gisela João, Don DeLillo, John Berger, Peter Handke, Enrique Vila-Matas, Robert Pattinson, Catherine Deneuve, John Malkovich, Willem Dafoe, among many others.  

For this year, programming news will soon be revealed.
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