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Doclisboa International Film Festival, Lisbon

Doclisboa - Festival Internacional de Cinema
Casa do Cinema
Rua da Rosa, 277 - 2º
1200-385 Lisbon
phone +351-218 883 093
email: doclisboa@doclisboa.org

Member of Doc Alliance

Czech Republic

Cíntia Gil & Augusto M. Seabra

Program Coordinator/Contact for German Entries
Miguel Ribeiro

Year of Foundation 2002

Event Date from 17 October 2019 till 29 October 2019

in Lisbon, Portugal

Sections International Competition for feature-length and short films
Portuguese Competition for long, middle length and short documentaries produced and/or directed in Portugal
Green Years – open to European-produced films of every length. Section dedicated specially to students or authors who are taking the first steps on film direction. World or International premiere required.

Category Documentary

Terms of Entry Must be concluded after the 1 September 2018; Portuguese premiere.

Subtitles English subtitles necessary

Format 35 mm, 16 mm, DigiBeta PAL, Beta SP NTSC, DigiBeta NTSC, DCP, DVCam, HDCAM

Registration Deadline Early Bird Deadline until 31 March 2019: 10 €
Regular Deadline until 30 April 2019: 15 €
Late Deadline until 31 May 2019: 20 €

Green Years Competition: no submission fees

Attendance Figures 24,000

Participants of the Film Industry About 181 buyers/distributors, cinema owners, talent scouts/agents, festival programmers

Prizes/Awards - Award for best feature film
- Award for best short film, Special Jury Award
- Green Years Competition Award, Special Jury Award
- Portuguese Competition Award, Special Jury Award

German Films


International Competition
TRIPOLI TIDE by Ahmed El Ghoneimy (LB/EG/AR/DE)

Portuguese Competition
EXTINCTION by Salomé Lamas (PT/DE, Mengamuk Films)

New Visions
THE SLEEPER (DIE SCHLÄFERIN) by Alex Gerbaule (pong Film)
CENTAR by Ivan Marković (RS/DE)

From The Earth To The Moon
ELDORADO by Markus Imhoof (CH/DE, zero one film)
OF FATHERS AND SONS by Talal Derki (DE/SY/LB/QA, Basis Berlin, Ventana Film- und Fernsehproduktion)
ONE OR TWO QUESTIONS by Kristina Konrad (DE/UY, weltfilm)
THE RAFT by Marcus Lindeen (SE/DK/DE/US)

Heart Beat
OVER THE LIMIT by Marta Prus (PL/DE/FN, Ventana Film- und Fernsehproduktion)
PARTISAN by Lutz Pehnert, Matthias Ehlert, Adama Ulrich (solo:film)
SHUT UP AND PLAY THE PIANO by Philipp Jedicke (DE/UK, Rapid Eye Movies)

Prizes for German films Special Prize of the Doclisboa Jury - Special Mention: SOFIA’S LAST AMBULANCE by Ilian Metev

Number of Films Shown 212 films from 25 different countries

Media Coverage Very good national coverage in TV, Radio, Print and Online

Evaluation DocLisboa is a competitive festival open to a diversity of genres and trends, mainly focused on new ways of thinking, looking at the world and communicating. All the screenings are followed by a debate with the audience, directors, producers and film critics. The festival offers a Video Library, Workshops, Masterclasses and Pitchings.

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