Festival internacional Signos da Noite - Lisboa
International Festival Signs of the Night- Lisbon

18° Festival internacional Signos da Noite - Lisboa (6° Edição) - December 27-31, 2020



December 30th, 2020 - January 1st, 2021



A Thrush Flapping Its Wings Against The Wind

Alex Haldemann
Switzerland / 2020 / 0:16:20

Luis, a young worker on a farm, helps Vasco finish a contract to cut a huge amount of wood before winter, while his wife in Portugal is about to give birth. In the meantime, the tension mounts and the distance becomes unbearable.



Samuel Flickiger
Switzerland / 2019 / 0:27:34

It has been 35 years since Maria left her newborn in a baby window. With the help of the authorities, she tracks down her daughter and meets Caroline for the first time. A DNA test is to prove their kinship. An increasingly close relationship develops between Maria and Caroline. However, unfulfilled expectations and quiet accusations threaten to break it time and again.



An Endless End

Johnny Lau
China, Hong Kong / 2019 / 0:14:35

Martin, a primary 5 student, performs well but without improvement in a Uniform Test, and actually suffers from his mother’s emotional blackmail and his father’s indifference. However, neither his tutor nor his violin teacher would rescue him from the purgatory. All of them live in their own world, and an endless end is waiting for their lifeless life.



The Cuckoo´s Nest
IL Nido del Cucolo

Thomas Perathoner
Italy / 2020 / 0:14:00

3 doctors running the psychiatric ward in a hospital are nervous because of an announced ministerial inspection. They struggle even more, as who they face is more interested on patients´ health, then on the economics. So even social, economic, political and religious aspects matter.


Viral Kids

Arjanmar Rebeta
Philippines / 2019 / Fiction / 0:18:08

Trending stories of five different street children who have their own past and dreams, but who are being hindered and exploited by an unknown force behind the online scheme.


Je veille sur toi

Janek Tarkowski
France / 2019 / 0:15:59

Nicolas, a pensioner fond of his independence, loses his autonomy following a heart attack. This results in his son, Gabriel, imposing on him a robot to assist him in his daily life, but Gabriel may have taken a thoughtless decision...