TVCine FEST arrives at Cinemas NOS in Fórum Algarve

Initiative offers the possibility of seeing, for the first time on the big screen, ten series, films and documentaries that have not been shown in national theaters

It is this weekend that the second edition of TVCine FEST arrives Faro, at Cinemas NOS Fórum Algarve, promising two days of major premieres of films, series and documentaries. Tickets are on sale on the Cinemas NOS app and website and, for a solidarity price of 5 euros per day, they contribute to a social cause.

Traveling Faro, Coimbra, Braga, Aveiro, Almada, Lisbon, Porto, Viseu and Funchal on the 7th and 8th of October, TVCine FEST celebrates the premieres of television in Cinema and offers the possibility of watching, for the first time on the big screen, ten series, films and documentaries that did not appear in national theaters.

With proceeds going towards Mansarda, an association dedicated to “artists for whom life has changed its course”, the Canals TVCine festival also has a strong component of supporting culture and artists in Portugal.

On the first day of TVCine FEST, Saturday, the premieres start with Planet Sex, a documentary miniseries with Cara Delevingne about the various facets of human sexuality, and Based On A True Story, a fun series with Kaley Cuoco and Chris Messina about America's obsession with mysteries true crime.

In films, the day is marked by the premieres of The unknown, an award-winning thriller with Joel Edgerton which had its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Maggie Moore(s), a black comedy with Jon Hamm and Tina Fey about the disappearance of two women with the same name, and The Bullet of God, revenge story by Nick Cassavetes (son of John) starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Jamie Foxx.

On the second day of TVCine FEST, Sunday, attention turns to the premiere of the first two episodes of ThisEngland, Michael Winterbottom's acclaimed series that follows the actions of Boris Johnson's government during the beginning of the pandemic. Kenneth Branagh takes on the role of the then British Prime Minister.

Before, the documentary miniseries Spector focuses on Phil Spector, legendary music producer whose legacy would forever be tarnished by a crime.

In the movies, The Unlikely Journey of Harold Fry brings us Jim Broadbent in a moving drama about a retired man who decides to travel across the United Kingdom on foot to help a sick friend.

Closing the festival are two comedies: Alone Together, a story created and starring Katie Holmes about love in times of confinement, and An Innocent Lie, comedy of deceptions with Kate Hudson and Michael Shannon about a man who is mistaken for a famous writer and decides to embrace this character.

Tickets for TVCine FEST can be purchased on the App or on the Cinemas NOS website for a solidarity price of 5 euros per day pass, valid for all sessions. They can also be purchased in person at the box office of Cinemas NOS Fórum Algarve.

All information about TVCine FEST is available available by clicking here.

TVCine FEST schedules

October 7th (Saturday)

12:00 – Planet Sex (Eps. 1-2)
14:15 pm – Based On A True Story T1 (Eps. 1-2)
17pm – The Unknown
19:15 pm – Maggie Moore(s)
21:30 pm – The Bullet of God


October 8th (Sunday)

12:00 – Spector (Eps. 1-2)
14:15 pm – This England T1 (Eps. 1-2)
17:00 pm – The Unlikely Journey of Harold Fry
19:15 pm – Alone Together
21:30 pm – An Innocent Lie