MONSTRA Festival



2 November

Cinemateca Portuguesa, Lisbon

Centenary of Portuguese Animation: National school animation

Every month, Cinemateca Portuguesa hosts MONSTRA for a session celebrating 100 years of Portuguese animation. In November, the usual session at Casa do Cinema will host a series of national animated films produced in a school context – some of the first films by many great talents from yesterday, today and tomorrow.

General: €3.20
Friends of the Cinematheque, film students, unemployed people: €1.35
Students, Youth Card, people over 65 and pensioners: €2.15

14–15 November

Future Film Festival, Bologna

Future Film Festival, Bologna

Like MONSTRA, the Future Film Festival shares a love not just for animated art, but for all art that aims for synthesis, multidisciplinarity, innovation and originality. Always looking to the future, the festival enthusiastically explores visual effects, games, augmented reality, the metaverse… In its next edition, MONSTRA will be present with Portuguese cinematography.

18 November

Casa da Cerca, Almada

MONSTRA on the Loose at Casa da Cerca: Workshop for families – Stop motion

Tiago Galrito and Francisco Lança are preparing a very special workshop for children, accompanied by their families, at Casa da Cerca: let’s discover the magic that a handful of paper, scissors and a lot of imagination can make happen!

19 November

m|i|mo – museu da imagem em movimento, Leiria

Sundays in the Museum

MONSTRINHA returns to m|i|mo in Leiria for a Sunday with parents and children. Animated films for various ages will make this possibly gray and rainy Sunday a day of many emotions, art and culture.

Free entry