Lisbon Beat

Rita Maia

Vasco Viana

Documentary / HD / 75' / 2019

A journey through Lisbon’s suburbs through the lives of a handful of musicians establishing their place to exist in a city of complex identity struggles. 

Different generations and backgrounds meet, Angola to São Tome, Cabo Verde and Guine Bissau represented by old musicians and young producers. 


Directing Rita Maia, Vasco Viana Cinematography Vasco Viana Sound Rita Maia Editing Cláudia Rita Oliveira Sound Editing and Mix Hugo Leitão, Rita Maia Colorist Vasco Viana

Partners

CO-PRODUCTION Coyote Vadio

Video on Demand

+Cinemateca

True Story

Filmin

Awards

IndieMusic Award - IndieLisboa'19

Festivals

IndieLisboa, Portugal'19
Sheffield Doc/Fest, England'19
Cine Clube de Tavira'19
Auditório Municipal do Fórum Cultural do Seixal'19
Auditório da Reitoria da Universidade do Porto'19
EBS International Documentary Festival, South Korea'19
Periferias - Festival Internacional de Cinema de Marvão e Valência de Alcântara'19
We Out There Festival, UK'19
Magia Festival, Netherlands'19
Mostra de Cinema Português, Portugal'19
AFI Latin American Film Festival, USA'19
Cinemateca Montevideo, Uruguay'19
In-Edit International Music Documentary Film Festival, Spain'19
Document Film Festival, UK'19
No Bounds Festival, UK'19
Panorama of European Film, Egipty’19
Festival dei Popoli, Italy'19
HumanDoc International Film Festival, Poland'19
Porto/Post/Doc, Portugal'19
Gnration, Portugal'19
CPH:DOX, Dinamarca’20
Festival Caminhos do Cinema Português, Portugal'19
The Yard Theatre, UK'19
Seeyousound International Music Film Festival, Italy'20
37th Annual Reel Music Festival, USA'20
Ciclo de Cinema: OLHAR | Documentário Contemporâneo Português, Portugal'20
Ibero-American Documentary Film Festival, Escócia'20
Festival Cinematográfico Internacional del Uruguay, Uruguay'20
In-Edit – Festival Internacional do Documentário Musical, Brazil'20
Pressplay Film Festival, Spain’20
Semana da Europa no Brasil, Brasil'20
FIDBA - Festival internacional de Cine Documental de Buenos Aires, Argentina'20
Pop Montreal International Music Festival, Canada'20
Soundtrack Cologne Festival, Alemanha'20
Rock This Town Festival, França'20
Istanbul SALT, Turquia'20
WOMEX Film, Hungria'20
Dili International Film Festival, Timor-Leste'20
Maputo Fast Forward, Mozambique'20
NOMA - Festival Internacional de Cinema e Direitos Humanos, Portugal'21
Musical Écran film festival, France'21
Cine Luso Espírito Mundo, Belgium'21
KinoAthens, Greece'21
Dhaka International Film Festival, Bangladesh'22
DocPoint Helsinki Documentary Film Festival, Finland'22
Atlantico Festival, Italy'24

Exhibitions

ICA London, Home Manchester, Hyde Park Leeds, UK'19
Cinemateca Montevideo, Uruguay'19
Barcelona Cultural Center'21
MUPA, Portugal'22
Universidade Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Camões – Centro de Língua Portuguesa em Windhoek, Namíbia
Festival de Cinema UE no The Village House Theatre
DocPoint Helsinki Documentary Film Festival, Finland'22