AR – Festival de Cinema Argentino
A curatorship of the everyday where everything that seems residual is material, and which incisively reveals various political, economic and social issues emerging in contemporary society. A collection of recent films, almost all previously unseen in Portugal, consisting of six very special fictions, five documentaries and four short films, which reveal the poetry of modern-day […]
Premiere of Teatro de Compras documentary
For each shop, a writer was invited who, after researching the place, came up with a story based on the memories of the place and its historical, cultural and commercial identity. Over eight editions, which were part of the Festas de Lisboa programme from 2009 to 2016, more than 50 artists and 40 shops took […]
Arquiteturas Film Festival
This year the festival will be bringing the theme of Human Nature to the table with the screening of more than 50 films previously unseen in Portugal. Conceived conceptually as a wide-ranging problematization of the relationship between humans and nature, the festival aims to deal with the most urgent issues related to spaces transformed and […]
At Quinta das Conchas, one of the city’s largest parks, hot summer nights from Thursday to Saturday will be packed with films: the open-air cinema cycle will be welcoming various genres from across the world, with free admission. 27 junho A Revolução Silenciosa de Lars Kraume Drama, História 111’; m/12 28 junho Hunter Killer de […]
Lisbon Motorcycle Film Fest
The Lisbon Motorcycle Film Fest is an event which brings together two passions: cinema and motorbikes. Dozens of motorbike films and some international guests will be passing through the Cinema São Jorge over three days.
Film Festival of Brazil in Lisbon
Some of the most recent films have been chosen from the genres of action, drama, romance, comedy, animation and documentary. An initiative by the Brazilian Embassy in Lisbon, in partnership with Linhas Produções Culturais and Cinema São Jorge.
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 […]