Motelx (Special Session of Portuguese Short Films)

10 Nov 17:00 (El Foment)

In this edition, the MOTELX - Lisbon International Horror Film Festival offers us a special session of Portuguese-produced short films that have been part of its programming in recent editions. The session includes a Q&A with your programmers.


The plague brings out the worst in everyone and only the Man remains immune. Consumed by desperation, in an attempt to save the Woman and protect his Son, the Man goes looking for help and travels through the village where nothing is as it seems. During a surreal and hallucinating night, the Man, haunted by memories of another life, begins to lose track of reality.

There is always the other side of the story. Until you decide otherwise.

The world seen through Ana Lara’s eyes. Between illness, manipulation and love, Ana Lara lives in constant confrontation with her own escape.

Among the crosses of an old cemetery, two outlaws have a dispute over honour, companionship and greed.

In a rural environment in the 1940’s, a young widow lives in a state of deep loneliness and misery. Her routine consists of a succession of similar days spent at home or working in the field. But everything becomes worse once a mysterious entity begins to torment her.

In a patriarchal world, two women of steel make a living through hunting.

Late at night, an overworked sales manager looks desperately for a parking spot. When he finds he’s not alone, things take a weird turn.