FAQ’s

General Info

When will the next festival take place?
The 17th edition of Doclisboa – International Film Festival will take place from Thursday 17th to Sunday 27th October 2019.

When will the full programme for the 2019 edition be announced?
The full programme will be announced in September 2019 on this website. Keep checking our news feed, Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date.

I am a filmmaker. How do I enter my film?
If you want to enter your film, all the necessary information can be found on our Regulations or Submissions page.

Tickets

When will ticket sales start?
Tickets are available between September and October. Please keep checking our news feed, Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date.

Programme

Are the films subtitled? In which languages?
Besides some rare exceptions, all the films in Doclisboa are subtitled in both English and Portuguese when they are not spoken in one of these languages. In that case, they will be either subtitled in English or Portuguese.

Where can I find information about the films?
The programme will be available online in September with all the information concerning synopsis, credits and other details. Also in September you can check the screenings dates, times and locations on our Programme page as well on the physical Programmes available at different locations throughout Lisbon.

I am a filmmaker. How do I enter my film?
If you want to enter your film, all the necessary information can be found on our Regulations or Submissions page.

My film is still unfinished, can I submit it?
Yes, you can. When you submit, please write to us or leave a note on FilmFestivaLife indicating that the work is still in progress. Nevertheless, the film needs to be completed to be screened in case of selection. For more information regarding submission, please check our Regulations or Submissions page.