LEFFEST '21 Program Highlights

Celebrating its 15th anniversary with an ambitious program promising to be one of its best editions ever, LEFFEST - the Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival - , will take place between Lisbon and Sintra from the 10th - 21st November.


In the year that LEFFEST celebrates its 15th anniversary, the festival will have, for the first time, an extension at NorteShopping.

Press Conference | Presentation of the LEFFEST'21 lineup

LEFFEST - Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival is preparing to announce the lineup of the 15th edition of the festival. 

The press conference will take place on September 1st, at 12 pm, in the Salão Nobre of the Palácio Nacional de Queluz.

About LEFFEST - Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival

In 2021, LEFFEST will return to Lisbon and Sintra for another surprise-filled edition, from November 10th through the 21th.
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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