IndieLisboa, the city’s beloved independent film festival competition, is back, with bigger prizes and more categories honoring Portuguese and international filmmakers. This is one of Lisbon’s best-organized endeavors and includes a variety of programs and parties in addition to the film screenings, which take place at the city’s favorite indie movie theaters. Here’s your chance to rub shoulders with the who’s who of future cinema glory. Check out the news section for updated screenings info and more: http://indielisboa.com/en/
And this just in, from the organizers:
The Beach Bum and Synonymes will be IndieLisboa’s opening and closing films
The Beach Bum follows the hilarious misadventures of Moondog (Matthew McConaughey), who always lives by his own rules. With Snoop Dog, Zac Efron and Isla Fisher, The Beach Bum is a refreshing comedy by director Harmony Korine which will be screened at the opening ceremony of IndieLisboa, scheduled for May 2nd at Cinema São Jorge.
Synonymes, winner of the Golden Bear at Berlinale, will be IndieLisboa’s closing film. In it, director Nadav Lapid tells the story of a young Israelite who rejects his country and his language, in order to live in Paris.
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