Conversations with actors and directors.
  • Masterclasses and debates

The Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival invites actors, directors and other personalities affiliated with filmmaking to participate in meetings with the audience.

Conversation with Isabelle Huppert upon screening of Werner Schroeter's Malina.  

Conversation between Julian Schnabel, Pappi Corsicato e Willem Dafoe.

Director Sara Driver talks about her film Out of Competition, Boom For Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Conversation with the director of The Square, Ruben Östlund.

John Carroll Lynch talks about his debut as a director with Lucky.

The Guardians' actress Iris Bry talks about the movie.

Conversation with Robert Pattinson, actor, and Don DeLillo, writer, at the screening of Cosmopolis.

Conference: The Representation of Mafia Culture and the Power of Myths, Symbols And Rituals, by Donato Santeramo. Screening of Eastern Promises, by David Cronenberg, with the presence of the director.

Member of the jury, director Ildikó Enyedi discusses her most recent film, On Body and Soul.

Conversation between Irene Herrmann and Hermínia Sol, upon screening of Paul Bowles: The Cage Door is Always Open.

Jean Douchet talks about his career upon screening of Jean Douchet, Restless Child.

João Mário Grilo converses with Dulce Maria Cardoso, Rogério Samora and Luís Mário Lopes about his new short film, Não Esquecerás.

Stephen Kovacevich meets with the audience for a conversation followed by a recital.

João Mota talks about the works of Peter Brook at the session of The Mahabharata.

David Novack discusses his film, Finding Babel.

Conversation with Mathieu Amalric, upon the premiere of his feature film, Barbara.

A Ciambra, film In Competition, is presented by Jonas Carpignano, who will also discuss about his film. 

The director of Damned Summer, Pedro Cabeleira, talks about his debut.

Conversation with Abel Ferrara about his most recent documentaries.

Screening of the film Cosmopolis followed by a conversation with Robert Pattinson and Don DeLillo.

Jean Douchet talks about his collaboration with Luis Buñuel at the presentation of Belle de Jour in a restored copy.

Conversation about Battlefield between Marie-Heléne Estienne and the crew of Battlefield, moderated by Tiago Rodrigues. (to be confirmed)

Alberto Ruiz de Samaniego and José Manuel Mouriño introduce and converse at the screening of Manuel Vilariño. Ser luz.

Conference Bastian Schneider [Radically Not Original] by Enrique Vila-Matas with Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster.  

Robert Pattinson Presents...screening of Good Time followed by a Q&A.

Conversation between José Vieira, José António Cunha and Carlos Campos about the themes of the films Le Drôle de Mai, Chronique des Années de Boue and L'ile des Absents