Esta bruma insensata: Enrique Vila-Matas publishes a new book
The award-winning author Enrique Vila-Matas attended LEFFEST several times (yes, The New York Times is right when they say “his work is addictive”). He has just published a new book: Esta bruma insensate (it will be soon available in a Portuguese edition through the publishing house Teodolito and translated by Maria Manuel Viana).
Cindy Sherman: retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery
Widely recognized as one of the most important and influential artists in contemporary art, director and photographer, member of the Jury of LEFFEST in 2009, Cindy Sherman will have a huge retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery, in London, which opens on the 27th of June.
Paulo Branco wins the 2019 Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts
Paulo Branco, the LEFFEST director, has been announced the winner of the 2019 Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts.
Mary Said What She Said: Isabelle Huppert is the queen of scots
Isabelle Huppert, one of the greatest actresses of all time, often invited to LEFFEST - Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival and the big focus of the 11st edition, with a big retrospective of the films she starred in, and an international photography show, Isabelle Huppert: Woman of Many Faces, returns to the theater as Mary Queen of Scotland in a monologue directed by Robert Wilson at Théâtre de la Ville.
Siri Hustvedt wins Princess of Asturias award for literature
Siri Hustvedt, who attended Lisbon and Sintra Film Festival (LEFFEST) several times, won last may the Princess of Asturias award for literature. She’s an author of a miscellaneous work, translated into more than 30 languages, including fictional work (for example the best seller “What I Loved” and “The Summer Without Men”), essay and poetry.
Dates of the 13th edition of LEFFEST - Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival
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.