Green Destinations Event 2017 as a Newbie Ambassador

Key takeaways from the Green Destinations Event 2017 in Estoril, the future of sustainable cultural tourism and my goal as a Green Destinations Ambassador.

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MotelX 2017 Wrap-Up, Winners, Ups, and Lows

The 11th edition of MotelX in Lisbon honored Corman and Jodoroswky and premiered Andy Muschietti’s “IT” at a sold out session.

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September in Lisbon is the Month for MotelX

Expect nothing else but pure horror at MotelX, Lisbon’s International Horror Film Festival.

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Azores Fringe Festival: Putting Pico and Azorean Artists on the Map

Where will you be in June 2018? At the 6th edition of the Azores Fringe Festival in Pico, I hope!

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Next Stop: Azores Fringe Festival in Pico

Why on earth would someone come up with an arts festival that, literally, hops between islands for six weeks before the tourist high season?

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Fantasporto 2016: Polish Mermaids, Irish Exorcists, and Time Circles

A roundup of the 37th Fantasporto’s closing ceremony and this year’s winners.

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SoPA: Theater Workshops and Community Life in Brixton

“Being involved with the community” may sound like something scraped out of a beauty pageant rehearsed speech (at best) or a politician’s empty promise to get more votes (at worst), but in the real world there are people who understand, live and feel this somewhat cliched concept under their skin. Pedro is one of them and, together with Matilde, they walk the talk with SoPA.

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London Horror Festival: When Horror Takes Center Stage

To pique my curiosity is not an easy task and I often find myself disillusioned by most of the contemporary attempts. Until I came across the London Horror Festival…

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10 Top Independent Film Festivals Not to Miss in Your Lifetime

From the hundreds of independent film festivals happening every year around the world, some are more unmissable than others. They have been around for quite a while (some even before the indie film hype), they have proven themselves as strong players in the industry, and they continue to attract followers and fans year after year. Without any particular order, these are the 10 top independent film festivals not to miss in your lifetime.

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Final Takes of Fantasporto 2015

We arrived in Porto with two (misleading) preconceptions: that the city could be seen in one day and that Fantasporto, the independent film festival, was a dying shadow of its former glory.

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