The InShadow – International Festival of Video, Performance and Technologies (InShadow 2016 Festival) will take place from November 10 to December 11, in the capital city of Portugal. It features documentaries, video-dance, performance and exhibitions.

The presentation session will take place on November 4, at Fnac do Chiado, with the presence of some artists. Pedro Senna Nunes and Ana Rita Barata, organizers and responsible for the programming of the Festival, will be the moderators.

Already in its eight edition, this edition will reach new venues, such as Teatro Camões, Museu do Oriente, Cinemateca Portuguesa, Museu da Marioneta, Fundação Portuguesa das Comunicações, Teatro do Bairro, Galeria da Faculdade de Belas-Artes, Espaço Santa Catarina, Espaço Cultural das Mercês, Galeria das Salgadeiras and Revolutionary Accommodation.

The event starts in Teatro Camões from November 10 to 13 of November with the première of Turbulência, a new co-production Vo’Arte with the National Ballet Company. “On November 18, the festival presents in Museu do Oriente the national premiere of the Live Cinema Show performance, an immersive journey through the fantastic universe of Usaginingen (a duo of Japanese artists), where imagination intersects with technology. On November 19, also in Museu do Oriente, Usaginingen promotes a video workshop where participants can reinvent the show of the day before,” the organisers say, in the official webpage.

Some of the highlights include the International Documentary Competition Sessions’s, which will be held in Cinemateca Portuguesa. “From November 24 to 26, it will be screened 13 films from 13 countries, with the presence of some of the filmmakers. The Best Documentary will be awarded with the Luna Andermatt prize, sponsored by the Conserveira de Lisboa.” In addition, the International Competition of Video-Dance Sessions starts at Teatro do Bairro, featuring 44 films from 21 countries. On December 3, the event will be concluded with the Awards Delivery Ceremony and Dj Set Le Cirque du Freak. The best Video-Dance is sponsored by Schweppes Portugal.

The InShadow Festival itinerary continues from November 20 to December 11 through installations and exhibitions at Faculdade de Belas Artes, Espaço Santa Catarina, Centro cultural das Mercês, RA Lisboa and Galeria das Salgadeiras, where drawing and photography follow holographic and interactive installations.

InShadow is an initiative of Vo’Arte and a reference in contemporary artistic creation and programming.