International Competition

2629 is the total number of films enrolled in the different competitions of the 2018 edition of the MONSTRA festival. 10% more than in 2017. With this growing participation, MONSTRA also increases the number of participating countries – 93 – being seen, more and more, as one of the most important European Animation festivals.

These growing numbers are also reflected during the festival, which gathers students and filmmakers/directors from the 5 continents and makes MONSTRA one of the great national events where diverse cultures, aesthetics, thoughts, sensibilities and multicultural gazes intertwine.
This is also reflected in the growing participation of students and filmmakers from 5 continents during the festival, turning MONSTRA Festival into one of the great national events where cultures, aesthetics, thoughts, sensibilities and diverse and multicultural looks are crossed.

Here, one of the films in this Competition:

Nothing Happens, by Michelle e Uri Kranot
A new way of looking. It is about spectatorship – about watching and being watched. It is about being present.

Where: Cinema São Jorge—Sala Manoel de Oliveira
When: March 15th, 8pm