O CINENOVA, the only international university film festival in Portugal, returns to Avenida de Berna. AN Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, NOVA University of Lisbon (NOVA FCSH) will be the stage for the second edition of the festival, where it will be exhibited 31 short films by directors from 19 countries. The opening session will be held, as last year, at Portuguese Cinematheque and the discussion panels on contemporary cinema will be present. This year, it joins the programming of an expanded cinema exhibition at captain’s house.
no day September 30th, at 11am, the focus will be on the discussion board “Echoes of a Pandemic: Confinement Films and their Processes”, with the participation of the filmmakers Francisca Alarcão and João Garcia Neto, also held at NOVA FCSH. Both classes and panel entries are free.
One of the novelties this year is the exhibition Between the Real and the Image, taking place in parallel with the festival. The exhibition, which features works by nine artists, marks the debut of the section “CINENOVA Expanded”. From day September 24th to October 3rd, you can visit it at the Captain’s House, n. Beato’s Creative Hub.
CINENOVA is promoted by NOVA FCSH and organized by university students and professors, whose objective is “streamline film production in a university context and stimulate debate around the relationship that may exist between Cinema, Knowledge and Communication“. The year edition takes place between the 28th of September and the 1st of October.