Regarded as the most emblematic film theatre in Lisbon, recipient of the Municipal Architecture Prize in 1951, Cinema São Jorge remains the
Festival’s main venue, where most of the films will be screened, as well as other actitivies like masterclasses and workshops.
An iconic arts venue in Portugal, Teatro Tivoli BBVA opened in 1924 as a cinema. Some of the greatest horror movies of all time were shown here and now the 1088-seat auditorium is home to some of MOTELX’s most popular screenings.
Beco do Bar Lounge (Rua da Moeda 1, Cais do Sodré)
A mandatory stop in the Lisbon nightlife, Lounge bar has transformed the Rua da Moeda alley into one of the most famous and frequented spots in the city. It has also been a part of MOTELX's Warm-Up Circuit for several years now. In 2017 it hosts a special concert by Acid Acid, followed by an outdoor screening.
Rua da Moeda, 1, Lisbon
How to Get There
Buses: 25E, 714, 774 Subway: Green Line, Cais do Sodré Station
Parking: Jardim Dom Luís (Time Out Mercado da Ribeira)
Lounge is a mandatory stop in Lisbon’s nightlife, specially for those who start having fun in Bica and want more music and partying. Its programme is eclectic, varied and never disappoints. Partner of MOTELX's Warm-Up, it hosts a party after the open-air screening at Beco da Rua da Moeda and is the co-producer of the Acid Acid concert.
For several years now, on the last Saturday before the festival, Largo de São Carlos has been host to a screening soirée of a horror classic dedicated to the whole family. An open air theatre with 600 seats, in central Lisbon, is the perfect backdrop for a warm summer night.
Largo de São Carlos, 1200-410 Lisboa
How to Get There
Buses: 28E, 202, 758 Subway: Blue and Green Line, Baixa Chiado Station Parking: Largo de Camões, Largo do Carmo
The Berardo Collection Museum is a space of reference in Lisbon, where the visitor can enjoy the best of modern and contemporary art. In 2017 it welcomes MOTELX for the first time to present a Big Bad Wolf session of shorts, followed by an activity that invites the younger ones to create 'monsters' inspired by the works of the Collection.
Projeto Bússola is a polyvalent space based in Travessa do Rosário in Lisbon that bets on academic, leisure, civility and creativity components and has the main goal of guiding young people into better citizenship.