New south-american cinema in Lisbon
The 4th Latin-American Cinema Exhibition starts today. The initiative belongs to the House of Latin-America and it will be held until the next 15th of December, between Cinema São Jorge and Cinema City de Alvalade. The exhibition will premiere a grand total of 12 movies, coming from 10 different countries in South America. The opening show is scheduled for 9.30 p.m. today, in Cinema São Jorge, with the movie “El Fantástico Mundo de Juan Orol”. Price tickets are set on four euros and the full program can be checked through this link.
FIL extended Francesinha Festival
Feira Internacional de Lisboa (FIL) postponed the closing date for the first Francesinha Festival to the next 15th of December. The event, that celebrates this typical Oporto specialty, hosts four restaurants whose main speciality is francesinha (bread with a special sauce, a steak, sausage and cheese): Capa Negrado Bonfim, Majara, Alfândega Douro and Francesinha à Porto. Feira da Francesinha has free admission.
Lisbon to celebrate Human Rights Day
Live Freedom’s second edition, a musical show promoted by Amnesty International, takes place tonight, in Teatro Tivoli BBVA, Lisbon. On this Human Rights Day, Sérgio Godinho, Luísa Sobral and Batida will give voice and flesh to the Letter Marathon, an initiative that incites the writing of letters and postcards claiming to stop any violation of the human rights. The show will be hosted by Nuno Markl and Vasco Palmeirim. Tickets are now on sale for eight euros.
Visit to an unique viewpoint
Miss Lisbon, in association with ezimut.com, is promoting a tour dedicated to the Cristo Rei viewpoint on the next 14th of december. The journey starts at 2.30 p.m. in Lisbon, next to Duque da Terceira statue, in Cais do Sodré. It then heads to the other side of the Tagus river aboard the cacilheiro (the traditional boat that crosses the river). The registration fare includes one round boat trip, as well as a ticket for Boca do Vento elevator. The price is set on 10 euros, but the climbing to the viewpoint is not included. Bookings must be made through the email email@example.com.
Light show in Terreiro do Paço
It’s called Circo de Luz (Light Circus) and it’s a video-mapping show that from the 14th to the 25th of December, will be projected on Terreiro do Paço’s façades. The studio O Cubo is in charge of both concept and direction, less than half an year after developing the opening show for the Rua Augusta Arch. This time around, the concept deals with the vintage and burlesque imagerie, mixing both projected animation and real actors. Circo de Luz also features Nuno Markl and a song written by Deolinda. It’s a free show and it will take place everyday, at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m.