MOSQUITO keeps on going
The film by João Nuno Pinto, produced by Paulo Branco, continues in theatres in France, where it premiered on June 22nd, upon the reopening of French cinemas.
It’s been shown in over 30 rooms and has just been admitted to the prestigious Utopia Bordeaux, where it will remain for another 3 weeks.
MOSQUITO conquers the french press
João Nuno Pinto’s filme MOSQUITO premiered this week at the reopening of cinemas in France (with screening in two dozen theaters). Produced by Paulo Branco, a Leopardo Filmes production, won the French criticism, which places him among the great works that dealt with Portuguese colonialism, and refer to it as “an immersive experience due to the strength of its mise en scène”, “powerful”, “intense”, “brilliant”, “current”. The music, the photography, the décors and the beauty of images will remain in the minds of the viewers for a long time.
After the huge success on the exhibition day, THE DOMAIN is also the most watched series on the Replay of the Arte channel
The series version of THE DOMAIN, by Tiago Guedes, a production by Paulo Branco, has so far accumulated 455 thousand viewers in the Replay of the Arte channel. The series has been at the top of the most viewed programs on the French channel's Replay.
“Mosquito”, a film by João Nuno Pinto, premieres in France on June 22nd. The film will be screening in 19 theaters.
Mosquito, directed by João Nuno Pinto and written by Fernanda Polacow and Gonçalo Waddington, arrives in the French theaters on June 22nd. It premieres in 9 of the most important theaters in several cities in France, followed by another 10 in the following weeks.
THE DOMAIN, by Tiago Guedes, comes to HBO Portugal
THE DOMAIN gets to HBO Portugal! The series version of Tiago Guedes' epic is available in four episodes starting on May 26th. A gigantic homestead south of the Tagus. A charismatic owner, bigger than life. A family saga with strong, intense, enigmatic characters. A superb portrait of Portugal in the second half of the 20th century.
THE DOMAIN, by Tiago Guedes, is on the cover of the Arte Magazine
THE DOMAIN, by Tiago Guedes, is the cover of the issue nº24 of the Arte Magazine, with two more prominent pages inside the publication. The French channel will broadcast in prime time, in series format and exclusively, an extended version of this "western Portuguese" - as the work is dubbed - made especially for this channel. The night of June 11th will be entirely dedicated to the series version of THE DOMAIN, with the exhibition of three episodes of one hour each, starting at 8:55pm (Paris time).
Michel Piccoli (1925 - 2020)
It is with immense sadness that I mourn the death of Michel Piccoli, that “monster” of cinema, that unique actor. Above all, a great friend left. A person with whom I shared a friendship, some discussions, lots of laughter and great sweetness, for a long time. He will be sorely missed.
RTP exhibits MYSTERIES OF LISBON, by Raúl Ruiz, in prime time, on May 31st
RTP broadcasts on May 31st - a Sunday, the day before the 130th anniversary of the death of Camilo Castelo Branco - the film MYSTERIES OF LISBON, by Raúl Ruiz. The greatest worldwide success of Portuguese cinema is shown in prime time, at 3 pm.
CHAMBRE 212, by Christophe Honoré, among other new titles, to see on Filmin
This week there are six more films to see at Filmin. The streaming platform offers, as of today, CHAMBRE 212 (2019), by Christophe Honoré; THE ZOMBIE CHILD (2019), by Bertrand Bonello; CARNEIROS (2015), by Grímur Hákonarson; THE ACADEMY OF MUSES (2015), by José Luis Guerin; STORY OF MY DEATH (2013), by Albert Serra; and PRINCE AVALANCHE (2015), by David Gordon Green.
Tribute to WERNER SCHROETER: the unlimited cinema
We will return next week to Werner Schroeter and pay tribute to him making available on the Medeia Filmes website, in free streaming, and simultaneously, between 12pm on April 30th and 12pm on May 3rd, the 3 films produced by Paulo Branco, distributed by Leopardo Filmes: THE ROSE KING; DEUX / TWO; THIS NIGHT.
ARTE France shows extended series version of “The Domain”, by Tiago Guedes
The channel Arte France will exclusively broadcast an extended version of The Domain, by Tiago Guedes, in series format. This version, made especially for that channel, will be aired on June 11th, in prime time, at 8:55pm (Paris time), in three episodes, with about one hour each. A night that will be entirely dedicated to "The Domain".
THE DOMAIN: series version of Tiago Guedes's epic work premieres on RTP 1, in prime time
After the huge international success and in theaters in Portugal (it made close to 80 thousand espectators), the film The Domain, by Tiago Guedes, produced by Paulo Branco, is about to reach the television screens, now in the "series" version. RTP 1 will broadcast, in prime time and exclusively, the series The Domain, divided into four episodes. On April 30th, at 9.45pm, the first two episodes will be broadcast; the remaining two episodes will occupy the same schedule on the following day, May 1st.
PJ Harvey, The Stooges and Nick Cave: on April 17th on Filmin Portugal
Filmin Portugal sees its catalog grow continuously. As of today, three more titles distributed by Leopardo Filmes are available on the streaming platform: PJ HARVEY: A DOG CALLED MONEY, by Seamus Murphy; 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH, by Ian Forsyth and Jane Pollard; and GIMME DANGER, by Jim Jarmusch.
20% discount on online store purchases
Our online store has prepared a 20% discount for any purchase.
To enjoy the discount, the code #quarentenaleopardo must be entered in the field “promotional code” on the checkout page.
This promotion is only available in the online store of Leopardo Filmes, and it is valid until April 30th.
Premiere of CHAMBRE 212, by Christophe Honoré, postponed
Paying close attention to the evolution of the spread of Covid-19 in Portugal and throughout the world, Leopardo Filmes informs that the national premiere of the film QUARTO 212 has been postponed, still with no definite date. As soon as the security conditions that allow the use of movie theaters are guaranteed, we will disclose a new date.
National premiere - MOSQUITO, by João Nuno Pinto, in over 30 theaters from north to south of the country
It had its world premiere opening the Rotterdam film festival and in Portugal it had two preview sessions, one of them at Cinema Nimas, in Lisbon. But it is this thursday, March 5th, that MOSQUITO, João Nuno Pinto's second feature film, arrives in Portuguese theaters, from north to south of the country, premiering in 34 theaters.
Premiere open to the public - MOSQUITO, by João Nuno - with the presence of the director and actors
It opened the Rotterdam Film Festival early this year and is almost reaching the venues from north to south of the country (premieres on March 5th), but Espaço Nimas anticipates and hosts the premiere session, opened to the public, of the film MOSQUITO, by João Nuno Pinto. Monday, March 2nd, at 9:30 pm, at Espaço Nimas, in the company of the director and actors.
DOUBLES VIES, by Olivier Assayas, premieres all over the country
DOUBLES VIES, by Olivier Assayas, premieres all over the country
DOUBLE VIES, a film written and directed by Olivier Assayas, with the magnetic Juliette Binoche and the unmistakable Guillaume Canet, Vincent Macaigne and Nora Hamzawi, premieres from north to south, on February 27th.
DVD “The Domain” by Tiago Guedes, now on sale!
THE DOMAIN, a film by Tiago Guedes that won over 80,000 spectators in the theater, having gone through several international festivals, including Venice and Toronto, now arrives in DVD.
Starring Albano Jerónimo and Sandra Faleiro, who deliver brilliant interpretations, the DVD is available starting today at Leopardo Filmes online store, at Espaço Nimas, at FNAC and at the usual places.
Pierre Guyotat: Literature as Total Artwork
The French writer Pierre Guyotat (1940-2020) is one of the greatest authors in twentieth French Literature, with a unique voice. He died in Paris through last Friday night. As Azzedine Alaïa wrote (Pierre Guyotat, La matière de nos oeuvres), Guyotat “ennobled French language: with his unique writing he achieves to speak of things we don’t speak of with an enormous beauty. His writing is powerful, subtle, and different from any other writing. It is the French language in all its splendour: at the same time, popular and elaborated.”
MOSQUITO by João Nuno Pinto had its world premiere
MOSQUITO by João Nuno Pinto had its world premiere last night, inaugurating this year's IFFR - International Film Festival Rotterdam. For the first time, a portuguese film was selected as the opening film of an international class A festival, and it also integrates the Big Screen Competition section, with a record of sold out screening sessions.
World premiere of MOSQUITO by João Nuno Pinto tonight at IFFR
The IFFR - International Film Festival Rotterdam starts today and MOSQUITO, by João Nuno Pinto, produced by Paulo Branco, marks the start of this edition. In addition to being the opening film, it is also part of the competitive section Big Screen Competition and has already sold out three screening sessions.
IFFR – International Film Festival Rotterdam – Opening Film - MOSQUITO by João Nuno Pinto
The IFFR – International Film Festival Rotterdam announces today that MOSQUITO, João Nuno Pinto's new film, produced by Paulo Branco, a Leopardo Filmes production, co-produced by Alfama Films Production (France), APM Produções (Portugal) , Delicatessen Films (Brazil) and Mapiko Filmes (Mozambique), will be the opening film of the IFFR - International Film Festival Rotterdam 2020, which will take place from January 22nd to February 2nd, where it will be competing in the Big Screen Competition section, for the Big Screen Award.
he Domain featured at the 4th International Film Festival and Awards - Macau
The Domain, directed by Tiago Guedes and produced by Paulo Branco, is one of the cinematographic highlights of the year, having been present in several international film festivals and exhibitions, among them the prestigious Venice Film Festival, where it was part of the Official Selection in Competition, and the Toronto Festival in the Special Presentations section.
Asako I & II premieres October 17th
Asako I & II premieres October 17th. The superlative film of the great Japanese filmmaker Ryûsuke Hamaguchi was part of the Official Selection in Competition of the Cannes Film Festival in 2018 and the Official Selection in Competition of the LEFFEST - Lisbon & Sintra Film Festival of the same year.
THE DOMAIN (A Herdade) keeps adding up
After the world première at the Venice Film Festival’s Competition, where it went on to TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival, The Domain, by Tiago Guedes, is the Portuguese candidate for a Goya Awards nomination in 2020, as well as the Portuguese candidate for an Oscar nomination for Best International Feature Film.
A Herdade (The Domain), double premiere at Espaço Nimas and Cinema Monumental, in Lisbon
This Saturday, September 14th, there’s a double premiere of A HERDADE: the pre-announced premiere at Cinema Monumental (21:00) is sold out, so there will be an extra screening at 19:30, in Espaço Nimas. Tickets for this event are already available. The director Tiago Guedes, producer Paulo Branco and main cast will be present in both screenings.
The Domain, by Tiago Guedes: TV series version bought by ARTE France
The Domain, a feature by Tiago Guedes originated a TV series, co-produced with RTP, that was later purchased by ARTE France. Divided in three episodes of about one hour each, it's the first TV series by a portuguese director adquired by this prestigious channel, and it will be on air in the end of 2020.
The Domain : After the competition in Venice, the principal section of the Toronto Film Festival
After its selection in the official competition in Venice, where it was acclaimed by a long standing ovation, today is the day of the press and industry screening of The Domain at the TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival. The official exhibition will happen next Tuesday, on the 10th of September, in the Special Presentation section, the most important program of the TIFF. The Domain is the first Portuguese movie to be featured in this section.
A Herdade - The Domain: Leopardo Filmes in Venice Film Festival
A Herdade - The Domain (2019), directed by Tiago Guedes and produced by Leopardo Filmes, is the return of a Portuguese film to the Official Competition of Venice International Film Festival. The latest time a Portuguese film was in Venice was fourteen years ago. In the year the producer Paulo Branco is celebrating 40 years of his career, he presents his 41st film in the Official Selection of Venice International Film Festival A Herdade - The Domain.
25x Buñuel programme
Leopardo Filmes in partnership with Medeia Filmes organizes a film programme dedicated to the filmmaker (and writer) LUIS BUÑUEL (Calanda, Spain, 1900 - Mexico City, 1983, one of the greatest names in art in the twentieth century. The film programme is in exhibition at Espaço Nimas, until 18 September.
A Herdade - The Domain, Portuguese premiere
After its World Premiere at Venice Film Festival and North American Premiere at TIFF – Toronto International Film Festival, "A Herdade - The Domain" will have its first public presentation in Portugal on September 14th at 9 p.m. at, in Lisbon. The director, Tiago Guedes, and the actors will attend the screening.
A Herdade (The Domain), by Tiago Guedes, selected for Competition at Venice Film Festival
It has been fourteen years since a film by a Portuguese director was selected for the Official Competition at the Venice Film Festival; A Herdade, by Tiago Guedes, produced by Paulo Branco (a Leopardo Filmes production, financially supported by RTP and ICA) marks the Official Selection in Competion of this year’s 76th edition.
Paulo Branco receives Leonardo DaVinci World Arts Award
"This recognition is given for Mr. Branco’s engagement with new views on cinematographic expressions and his dedicated commitment to cultivating intensive communication and activity between the different fields of culture, such as literature, fine arts and music.