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Recognised with international awards at film festivals around the globe, the cinema from the Portuguese-speaking world is still mostly unknown to the general public. The film fest presents multiple works (documentaries, animations, shorts and feature films), in sessions of several films from different countries.

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BY THE NUMBERS

16

Hosting Cities

80

Film festival editions

87

FIlms shown

This 240 million people linguistic community is a thriving one, promoting over 80 film festivals and cinema awards every year, with movies mostly consumed in the respective countries.
 

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LUSOPHONY IS
CITY HOPPING

It has been an exciting ride.

Since the first edition in Kenya, Nairobi, we created a community sharing our enthusiasm for the Portuguese speaking cinema. Shorts, features, documentaries and animation: there have been many formats for the same passion across the World, in many cities and festivals, with multiple editions. 

 

We are always looking to expand and support people wishing to start one in their town.

Addis Abeba

Addis Abeba

Ethiopia

Goa

Goa

India

Nairobi

Nairobi

Kenya

Zanzibar

Zanzibar

Tanzania

Bangkok

Bangkok

Thailand

Khartoum

Khartoum

Sudan

New Delhi

New Delhi

India

Chennai

Chennai

India

Kolkata

Kolkata

India

Nezahualcóyotl

Nezahualcóyotl

Mexico

Cox's Bazar

Cox's Bazar

Bangladesh

Macao

Macao

China

Pemba

Pemba

Mozambique

Dili

Dili

East Timor

Maputo

Maputo

Mozambique

Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh

Cambodia

Geneva

Geneva

Switzerland

Mexico City

Mexico City

Mexico

Sydney

Sydney

Australia

Cities

Lusophone Film Fest Chennai - 2nd Edition

2024, May 3-4

Chennai

The second Lusophone Film Fest Chennai will be on the 3rd and 4th May 2024 in celebration of the Portuguese Language Day at the Avichi College of Arts and Science from 4pm to 7pm. The session is organised by the Embassies of Portugal, Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde and Mozambique in New Delhi, together with the Camões Institute (Portuguese Embassy Cultural Centre) and the Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation Chennai.

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