South

“South” has been described as «”True Detective” with saudade», a Lisbon set film noir, in the midst of the latest economic crisis, starring Adriano Luz who plays a persistent detective unable to adapt to change.

Synonyms

A young Israeli man absconds to Paris to flee his nationality, aided by his trusty Franco-Israeli dictionary. The 2019 Golden Bear winner is a semi-autobiographical portrait of the director Navid Lapid when he fled to France at the age of 20.

Monologues with History

Sol de Carvalho reflects on the history of Mozambique through the clash between a dead parent and a mourning son.

Empire Hotel

A Portuguese family lives in Macau, at the “Empire Hotel”. They struggle to stay in the building where they always lived, due to real estate speculation. A sexual thriller that revisits Portuguese colonialism and the unstoppable force of gentrification.

I Am the Author of My Name Mia Couto

A documentary on one of Mozambique’s best known writers, Mia Couto: an intimate portrait of the man, his memories, his process and his formative figures.

Damsel Warrior

Emilia is a writer, living in Lisbon in the year 1959. She is the “Damsel Warrior”, a fictional woman composed from the literary universes of Maria Judite de Carvalho and Irene Lisboa, writers of the city and the characters that inhabit it.

Understory

A personal essay on a plant and all its cultural and economic ramifications: cocoa. Traveling through São Tomé and Príncipe, England and Brazil, the director walks us from past to present, dismantling the schemes of European colonial oppression.

A Ramadan in Lisbon

“A Ramadan in Lisbon” is a collective film that reveals a plural and heterogeneous Lisbon through a series of characters who, during the month of Ramadan, go through different experiences.

The Apartment

C.C. Baxter (Jack Lemmon) lends his apartment to company bosses to use for extramarital affairs in exchange for promoting him. One day he learns that Fran Kubelik (Shirley MacLaine), the elevator girl whom Baxter is interested in, is the bosses’ mistresses. Brilliant restoration in 4K, from the original negative in 35mm, by Park Circus, in collaboration with MGM.

The Beach Bum

Moondog is a fun-loving, pot-smoking, beer-drinking writer who lives life on his own terms in Florida. If he can put down the drugs for just one minute, he may finally be able to put his talent to good use and finish the next great American novel.

The Cricket Dynasty

Every cricket fighting maniac keeps on average over a thousand crickets at home. This film focuses on cricket lovers and illustrates a unique culture and history.

Sheep

Fai is a 27-year-old courier while Bond is a delivery boy: two people and two different driving attitudes.

Cat Security

A guard and a stray cat meet in the security room.

The Passenger

From Fernando Pessoa’s labyrinthic library,The Passengersearches for, in the books of others, the poet’s memories and spaces.

Under the Sky

Between 1933 and 1944 hundreds of thousands of jewish people crossed Europe, fleeing to Portugal, the last door to freedom. Stripped of all their possessions, forced to abandon families, they have left behind not only their country, but also their identities.

Rage

We are in Alentejo, Portugal, during the 1950’s, and the land is pierced by wind, unemployment and hunger. Rich families own the land and have the power. Poor families are left only with despair or rage. Based on the classical Portuguese neo-realist novelSeara de Vento.