Listening in the Dark
In the room used to preview films during the Estado Novo dictatorship, the lights will go out for the audience to listen to a sound-only documentary about censorship in Portugal during the years of the dictatorship. This is a session designed to be heard, which awakens the memory of a recent past which had a […]
Documentary film “The day the torture stopped”
Documentary by Gus McDonald, followed by a debate with Afonso de Albuquerque, Alfredo Caldeira, Conceição Matos and Fernando Vicente. Watch and be challenged by the films and the men and women who, during the days of the April revolution, told firsthand accounts of torture – and their amazement at being able to tell them freely.
Moving People, Artista na Cidade
A project about encounters. A space to talk about memories, about Utopias and about the future. The encounter takes place between people who have moved around in the world; migrants, refugees who set off in search of a new home. A local actor will also participate alongside the immigrants, in addition to the memories of […]
Incomodarte – Disabilities and Society
Sexuality, independent living and war are the three themes featured in this initiative that brings together films and debate. The objective is to raise community awareness of the issue of disability and of the rights of people with disabilities.
The first session is dedicated to football. Victory, by John Huston 116 min, over 12s As allied POWs prepare for a soccer game against the German National Team to be played in Nazi-occupied Paris, the French Resistance and British officers are making plans for the team’s escape. San Siro, by Yuri Ancarani 26 min, over […]
The third session of thies year edition of CineCidade is dedicated to racing sports. Senna, by Asif Kapadia 106 min, over 12s A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34. Engine, by Miguel Ildefonso 5 min, over 12s Man […]
CineCidade, figure skating and gymnastics artistic
The second session will take us into the world of figure skating and gymnastics artistic. I, Tonya, by Craig Gillespie 120 min, over 16s Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes. Giant, by Salla […]
CineCidade, olympic games and diving
The last day of CineCidade takes us to the olympics. Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty, by Leni Riefenstahl 96 min, over 12s The document of the 1936 Olympics at Berlin, orchestrated as propaganda. The Diver, by PV Lehtinen 21min, over 12s Diving is like poetry, each movement flowing into the next.
A Few Cuts: Censorship – film by Manuel Mozos
Our April in Lisbon programme includes the symbolic opening of the private viewing room in the former Rank Filmes building adjacent to the Cinema São Jorge, where a number of films are thought to have been screened by the Censorship Committee. Over three days, the recently restored room – which, like the Cinema São Jorge, was built in the late 1940s, at the height of […]
Cantar com Sentido, short-film
Cantar com Sentido covers the key moments of Violeta Parra’s life, showing her growth as a person and as an artist. The national première of the animated short film also marks a symbolic moment for the city: after having been closed for dozens of years, the Cine-Teatro Capitólio will once again open its doors as a house of the seventh art.
A four-day celebration of Argentinean cinema, consisting of two complementary parts: the usual “Panorama” section at the Cinema São Jorge and a Martín Rejtman retrospec-tive at Cinemateca, with the director in attendance to present the films and interact with the audience.
Cinema of Writing
Literature and cinema are always connected and, very often, are simply different ways of telling the same story. At this Cinema of Writing event, three classic films will be shown, while a book fair (lasting until the 29th June) will run simultaneously. The choice is yours: do you prefer films or books? 14th June A […]
Lisbon Motorcycle Film Fest
Motorbike culture is back for the third year running at the Cinema São Jorge. There’ll be films, debates, concerts and live big-screen broadcasting of the MotoGP, while keeping a close eye on the performance of Portuguese Miguel Oliveira in the Moto2.
Lights, Camera, Action! Open-air cinema to enjoy with friends and family. In the year that sees our 100th film screening, CineConchas will be bringing you films from Finland or Israel, with animation, drama and comedy. June 28th The Other Side of Hope by Aki Kaurismäki (98 min – M/12) June 29th Baby Driver by Edgar […]
Rama em Flor – Feminist and Queer Community Festival
Through concerts, conversations, cinema and fairs, Rama em Flor aims to provide places for meeting and debating, to increase female, trans and non-binary representativeness, to instigate political awareness and civic activity and stimulate freedom of gender identities and expressions.
Smartfest.co – CANCELLED
For reasons out of EGEAC’s control, Smartfest.co will not take place on the scheduled dates. For more information, please check Smartfest.co
Political Festival, day 3
3pm – Chapitô – Magic Suitcase Project: Capoeira Workshop* Manoel de Oliveira Room Maximum of 15 people via prior registration. The Entertainment in Action/Magic Suitcase project was created as part of the Chapitô Entertainment Team’s artistic work, alongside youths fulfilling correctional educational measures. As such it promotes social inclusion through the arts. At this workshop […]
Sleeper is a science-fiction, satirical comedy by Woody Allen. Miles Monroe (Woody Allen) is a jazz musician who goes to a New York hospital for a small operation on an ulcer. But things don’t go as expected and Miles is frozen, only waking up 200 years later. As if this temporal upheaval was not enough, […]
In a society of the future, human beings are kept to a strict routine, with great emotional control and lack of individualism, thanks to the obligatory use of drugs. THX 1138 (Robert Duvall) works at a factory producing android police officers and deals with radioactive material. The accuracy of his movements begins to fail when […]
The Fifth Element
New York, 23rd Century. Every 5,000 years, the four natural elements are joined by a fifth element to fight the Forces of Evil. Land, Air, Water and Fire together are the engine of the universe, but an unknown 5th element also exists. An evil force, supported by Zorg (Gary Oldman), is keen to break this […]