General Info

When will the next festival take place?
The 18th edition of Doclisboa – International Film Festival will take place from October 22nd to March 10th 2020.


You can check more information on how to purchase tickets here.


Are the films subtitled? In which languages?
Besides some rare exceptions, all the films in Doclisboa are subtitled in both English and Portuguese when they are not spoken in one of these languages. In that case, they will be either subtitled in English or Portuguese.

I am a filmmaker. How do I enter my film?
If you want to enter your film, all the necessary information can be found on our Regulations or Submissions page.

My film is still unfinished, can I submit it?
Yes, you can. When you submit, please write to us or leave a note on FilmFestivaLife indicating that the work is still in progress. Nevertheless, the film needs to be completed to be screened in case of selection. For more information regarding submission, please check our Regulations or Submissions page.