MONSTRA welcomes Punto y Raya, the World’s Most Abstract Festival, which lands for the first time in Portugal, Lisbon, between October 11 and 15.

At the intersection of cinema, visual arts, music and multimedia studies, there will be five days of an accessible program full of competitive sessions, installations, live performances and masterclasses with the biggest names in the genre and pioneers of computer graphics, special effects and other technologies.

On its opening day, October 11, at 7 p.m., and at the Cinemateca Portuguesa, Punto y Raya’s opening ceremony is curated in partnership with MONSTRA | Lisbon Animation Festival, celebrating the centenary of national animation with a panorama of abstract cinema in Portugal.

Tickets are already on sale via Ticketline, and registration for the trainings is also open here. Find out more at