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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 18 October 2018 till 28 October 2018

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
Research - contemporary issues
New Visions - explores frontiers between fiction and documentarism, filmed diaries and autobiographies, archive footage
Passages - documentary that relate to other types of cinema and arts
Cinema of Urgency - films that record and depict issues and events that imply the urgent creation for debate and reflection
Heart Beat - documentaries about music and performing arts
Portraits - biopics
Green Years Competition, Special Screenings

Category Documentary

Terms of Entry Must be concluded after the 1 September 2017; 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 2018: 7 €
Regular Deadline until 30 April 2018: 14 €
Late Deadline until 31 May 2018: 18 €

Green Years Competition: no submission fees

Attendance Figures 25,100

Participants of the Film Industry About 50 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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