Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival


Official Selection

In Competition

One of the LEFFEST’s main focuses was always the discovery and unveiling of cinema’s great abundance, contemplating several different cinematographies in terms of geography and content.

The goal of this section – the Official Competition (whose number of spectators has grown exponentially every year) – is to discover high quality films by young directors from all over the world, pairing them with other names whose works are already recognized. The Official Competition Section gathers some of the best films produced in 2018, discovered by a Selection Committee comprised of experts from several countries.


A Portuguesa, Rita Azevedo Gomes (2018), Portugal
Asako I & II, Ryusuke Hamaguchi (2018), Japan, France
In My Room, Ulrich Köhler (2018), Germany
L'Empire de la Perfection, Julien Faraut (2018), France
L'homme fidèle, Louis Garrel (2018), France
Long Day's Journey Into Night, Gan Bi (2018), China
Ozen, Emir Baigazin (2018), Kazakhstan, Poland
Sedução da Carne, Júlio Bressane (2018), Brazil
Transit, Christian Petzold (2018), Germany, France
Vox Lux, Brady Corbet (2018), USA

Official Selection to be completed soon and subject to changes.

Jury of this section

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