Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival


Looking for Homeland / Opening with films by Forough Farrokhzad and Jean-Daniel Pollet at Espaço Nimas

Order, by French director Jean-Daniel Pollet, and The House is Black, by Iranian director and poet Forough Farrokhzad, come to Espaço Nimas already this Monday, November 18th, in a session opening the programme of rare films and debates Looking for Homeland. This screening, at 9h30PM, will be followed by a conversation with curators Alexey Artamonov, Denis Ruzaev e Ines Branco Lopez. 

These two films establish a parallel between disease (in this case, leper colonies) and social exclusion, encompassing a selection of 16 films which will bring us perspectives from all around the world. 

Looking for Homeland contains ten sessions and will bring to Lisbon German filmmaker and producer Andreas Goldstein, with his recent documentary The Communist, North-American director Khalik Allah, with the documentary Black Mother, the Belgian videographer and voice-performer Maxime Jean-Baptiste, with Nou Voix. The programme will still encompass other screening by Sarah Maldoror, Kazuo Hara and Chantal Akerman, among others. 

Check the Thematic Programme’s full schedule here.
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