Indie Lisboa 2011

Indie Lisboa 2011

The International Independent Film Festival of Lisbon – IndieLisboa (5-15 May) has unveiled its full line-up for its 8th edition, and will present 245 films (features and shorts) as well as workshops, panel discussions and a live concert by the band Tindersticks.

Ten films have been shortlisted for the main International Competition of features section and 44 for the shorts, which is reserved for first or second time directors. Other official sections are the National Competition that includes the most recent local productions, the Observatory section, the Emerging Cinema, the World Pulse, the IndieJunior. Side sections are the IndieMusic, the Director’s Cut and the Special Screenings section. 28 films will have their world premiere, 15 their international premiere and four their European premiere.

Opening the festival will be Carlos by Olivier Assayas and Les Amours Imaginaires by Xavier Dolan in two different venues simultaneously. The line-up also includes Post Mortem by Pablo Larraín, Neds by Peter Mullan, Meek’s Cutoff by Kelly Reichardt, Homme au Bain by Christophe Honoré, Mulberry St. by Abel Ferrara, Tabloid by Errol Morris and A Letter to Elia by Martin Scorsese and Kent Jones.
A Independent Hero retrospective is dedicated to the Brazilian director Júlio Bressane.

IndieLisboa is also bringing Tindersticks to Lisbon for a concert, on the 11th of May, performing their scores from Claire Denis’ films.

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