The Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival, which runs until 24 November, will feature Maria João Pires’s recital, the premiere of ‘Marighella’, by actor and director Wagner Moura and a symposium on the theme ‘Resistances’, with the former President of Ecuador Rafael Correa.
But you will also be able to see a cine concert of Boris Barnet’s movie “The House in the Trubian Square” made in 1928 with the music of Dead Hand.
In its 13th edition, the Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival opens today with the film ‘Passamos por Cá’, by the British director Ken Loach, at Espaço Nimas, Lisbon, followed by a debate on the theme ‘Revolution and society: How to fight on the social issue?
This year’s Festival in Lisbon and Sintra will be honoured this year by Portuguese director Rita Azevedo Gomes and José Miguel Ribeiro, author and producer of animated film and internationally to actor Willem Dafoe and directors Wim Wenders and Christian Petzold.
“Marighella”, Wagner Moura’s film about Brazilian communist politician Carlos Marighella and Lady Li’s “Les Misérables” nominated for the Oscars are featured in the festival.
Former Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa will be attending the international symposium “Resistances” curated by lawyer Juan Branco, but will also be present, Miguel Duarte, the Portuguese who was accused of supporting illegal immigration in the Mediterranean, journalist Jacob Appelbaum, linked to Wikileaks,
Luigi de Magistris, Mayor of Naples, Maxime Nicole, of the Yellow Vests movement in France,
All programming is at www.leffest.com.