IndieLisboa 2013

This section aims at giving national and international recognition to Portuguese shorts and features finished in the current year or the year before. The features in competition are listed below.

View other IndieLisboa Films by strand: Director's Cut, Emerging Cinema, IndieMusic, International Competition, Observatory, Observatory Focus - Ulrich Seidl, World Pulse

The Battle of Tabatô (Country: Guinea-Bissau, Portugal; Year: 2013; Director: João Viana; Stars: Imutar Djebaté, Fatu Djebaté, Mamadu Baio )
An old man returns to his homeland for his daughter's wedding.
Bobô (Bobo) (Director: Inês Oliveira; Stars: Aissato Indjai, Ângelo Torres, Bia Gomes, Luana, Maria João Luís, Nuno Gabriel Melo, Paula Garcia, Ricardo Aibéo )
Sofia lives a strangely isolated life in the apartment where she grew up in Lisbon. Mariama arrives from Guinea-Bissau, having been hired by Sofia’s mother. She has come to help look after Sofia’s house and son. The son is absent. Sofia does not want Mariama around.
Campo De Flamingos Sem Flamingos (Year: 2013; Director: André Príncipe)
The director takes us on a journey through the Portuguese continental and maritime borders, oriented by a map of Portugal. A year of pictures that cross the four seasons.
The End Of The World (Um Fim do Mundo) (Country: Portugal; Year: 2013; Director: Pedro Pinho; Stars: Eva Santos, Iara Teixeira, Indalécio Gomes, Manuel Gomes )
Study of adolescent teens and their relationships on the day of a blackout.
Lacrau (Country: Portugal; Year: 2013; Director: João Vladimiro; Writer: João Vladimiro)
The director proposes to equate technological advancements and our position in a world that places them first.
That's Love (É o Amor) (Country: Portugal; Year: 2013; Director: João Canijo; Stars: Francisquinho, Anabela Moreira, Sónia Nunes, Cassilda Pontes, Paula Saraiva, Francisco Torrão)
The film works as a long version of Canijo’s short film Obligation and focuses on the theme of women living in Caxinas, a fishing village in Vila do Conde.
News

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

More news and features

Playing Now

Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Glasgow Youth Film Festival
Youth-run events celebrates its 11th year

Venice Film Festival
Italy's red carpet extravaganza

FrightFest

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
Showcase specialising in films from eastern Europe

Outfest Los Angeles

In the Archive


Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2018.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.