Lisbon’s Annual International Independent Film Festival Is Back This Month

Indie LisboaOne of Lisbon’s biggest annual events is back this month. It’s the city’s independent film festival which is in its 7th edition and will once again present feature length movies, shorts, documentaries, and animation. “IndieLisboa” will take place from April 22 to May 2nd, for a total of eleven full days of screenings at Cinema São Jorge in Avenida da Liberdade, as well as at Cinema Londres, Cinema City Classic Alvalade, and Culturgest, all located uptown.
The festival is divided into nine sections, including international and national competitions, and will include special activities related to the world of independent films. This year’s special guests will be Dutch film director Heddy Honigmann (who will be honored with a full retrospective of her work), and the director of the Berlin Festival’s “Forum,” Christoph Terhechte.
Tickets for each screening are just 3.5 euros each, making the festival and the joys of independent cinema accessible to everyone. Films are shown in their original language but are subtitled. Get complete festival information at