During its 12th edition, 25.700 visitors attended Doclisboa – International Film Festival, meaning a slight increase compared to the previous year (25.000 visitors).
Doclisboa, in partnership with Void Creations Productions, organizes another party at Cabaret Fontória, this friday, the 24th of October, to listen to the DJ’s Nuno Lopes, Fernando Alvim, Nunchuck, Davide Pinheiro, Tiago Castro, A Boy Named Sue, João Blümel, Altamont, Rabbit Hole, O Senhor Comendador e a sua Sobrinha, the director Daniel Hui, the producer Joana Guri…
On the new Law of Cinema, in vigor just over a year ago, the State Secretary of Culture (SEC) (through the Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual – Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual) resigned from one of its main tasks to assure the transparency in all public funding applications for cinema support.
A special screening of “Facing the judgement of history” will be exhibited to the public. The screening will take place on the 23rd of October, at 2h30 pm, at Cinemateca Portuguesa. The tickets are free but you must collect them at the Cinemateca box office.
Lounge Doclisboa located at Palácio Galveias is open during the festival with a special line up of parties and events.
The bar Enólogos Amadores opened the Kiosk at Palácio Galveia’s Garden specially for Doclisboa’14
On October 23 at 11 p.m., Doclisboa and Alambique present the film Pulp: a Film about Life, Death & Supermarkets, by Florian Habicht, at Lux Frágil.
Doclisboa’14 presents two single sessions of the Portuguese films Ossos (Bones, 1997), by Pedro Costa, featured on October 21 and Os Mutantes (The Mutants, 1998), by Teresa Villaverde, on October 22. Both films are part of the “Neorealism and New Realisms” retrospective and will be presented at 7.30 pm at Culturgest.
The Portuguese Documentary Association driven by Doclisboa’14 Portuguese programme and by the will to promote and to think, organises the APORDOC DEBATES. Promoting discussion about contemporary scene of Portuguese documentary.
In the year that celebrates the 40th anniversary of April 25 (The Carnation Revolution), “My Other Country” by Swedish director Solveig Nordlung will be making its world premiere at Doclisboa’14 on the special programme “Our 20th Century – History facing Cinema”. The film which is about the director’s life in Portugal from the 1960s until the revolutionary period will be presented on October 19, 22 and 26.