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14th Edition of LEFFEST - Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival - Awards 2020

The winners of the 14th edition of LEFFEST have been announced.

There is No Evil by Mohammad Rasoulof in its National Premiere at LEFFEST’20

There is No Evil directed by Mohammad Rasoulof, winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, will have its national premier at the 14th edition of LEFFEST – Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival.

Beginning: winner of the San Sebastián Film Festival exhibited at LEFFEST’20

Winner of the Golden Shell at the San Sebastián Film Festival, Beginning is the first feature-film of the Georgian filmmaker Dea Kulumbegashvili. LEFFEST’20 presents this work in its national premier on the 24th of November, at 5:15pm, at Cinema Medeia Nimas.

Dear Comrades! by Andrei Konchalovsky in Competition at LEFFEST’20

The most recent feature film of the Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky, Dear Comrades!, is in Competition at the 14th edition of LEFFEST.

My Case / Mon Cas by Manoel de Oliveira as a LEFFEST’20 highlight

As part of the thematic cycle Confronting the Gaze, My Case / Mon Cas by Manoel de Oliveira will be screened this Sunday, at 9:30pm, at Cinema Medeia Nimas. The session will be accompanied by the screening of Film, Samuel Beckett’s only cinematographic work.


Live Conversations - 2nd weekend

During the mandatory confinement on weekend afternoons, LEFFEST organizes live conversations between Paulo Branco, director of LEFFEST, and some of the guests of this edition.

NOW! - A future under threat debated in a special session at LEFFEST’20

In support of the resilience and courage of a new generation of rebels
fighting for a green revolution, LEFFEST presents a special screening of NOW! (2020), directed by Jim Rakete, followed by a debate.

The Human Voice (2020) by Almodóvar has its Portuguese Premiere at LEFFEST’20

One of the most anticipated films of the year, The Human Voice (2020) directed by Pedro Almodóvar and starring the incomparable Tilda Swinton, will have its Portuguese premiere, tomorrow, at LEFFEST’20.

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 25th.
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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