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SAVE THE DATE: 14th edition of LEFFEST – Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival

In 2020, LEFFEST will return to Lisbon and Sintra for another surprise-filled edition, from November 13th through the 22nd. Committed to a selection delivering the best of contemporary film production, the 14th edition of LEFFEST’s program will transcend the limits of cinema by bridging it with other arts and disciplines.

A DOG CALLED MONEY PREMIERS THIS WEEK IN PORTUGAL

A Dog Called Money (2019), which integrated the Official Selection – Out of Competition at LEFFEST’19, is the most recent collaboration between PJ Harvey and photographer director Seamus Murphy, and will see its Portuguese premier on January 16.

EMANUEL UNGARO (1933-2019) AT LEFFEST: FASHION AND CINEMA

A guest of LEFFEST from the very start, EMANUEL UNGARO (1933-2019), passed away last Saturday at 86. He took part in the first edition of the then-called European Film Festival Estoril '07, for the debate "Fashion as an artistic expression and its inevitable connection to Cinema".

WIM WENDERS AS TIME RUNS BY - Retrospective at Medeia Film Theatres

Medeia Films presents the retrospective Wim Wenders as Time Runs By, a film program dedicated to the german filmmaker which takes place at Espaço Nimas, in Lisbon (until January 2020), and Teatro Campo Alegre, in Oporto (until January 8), and will also be presented at TAGV, in Coimbra.

The Whistlers / Official Selection Out of Competition

The captivating noir thriller The Whistlers, by Romanian director Corneliu Porumboiu, will be screened this Saturday, the 23rd, at Espaço Nimas, attended by the director, and on Sunday, the 24th, in Sintra’s Centro Cultural Olga Cadaval.

About LEFFEST - Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival

In 2020, LEFFEST will return to Lisbon and Sintra for another surprise-filled edition, from November 13th through the 22nd.
Committed to a selection delivering the best of contemporary film production, the 14th edition of LEFFEST’s program will transcend the limits of cinema by bridging it with other arts and disciplines. As always, the audience may expect varied activities, the presence of important figures in the fields of art and culture, as well as the creation of a debate platform, translating the interdisciplinary engagement which has become the event’s trademark.

From the beginning, LEFFEST has hosted big names such as Francis F. Coppola, David Lynch, Bernardo Bertolucci, Agnès Varda, Emir Kusturika, Lucrecia Martel, James Gray, Lucrecia Martel, Wim Wenders, David Cronenberg, Nan Goldin, Pedro Almodóvar, Wes Anderson, Jim Jarmusch, Nanni Moretti, Werner Schroeter, Léos Carax, Abel Ferrara, Piotr Anderszewski, Laurie Anderson, David Byrne, Teresa Villaverde, Isabelle Huppert, Don DeLillo, John Berger, Peter Handke, Wagner Moura, Maria João Pires, Fanny Ardant, Robert Pattinson, Monica Bellucci, Catherine Deneuve, John Malkovich, Alice Rohrwacher, Willem Dafoe, among many others.

Stay tuned for more exciting news!
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