Arché is a laboratory of professional activities, a space for thinking and creative development, intending to provide tools to new film projects, as well as moments of reflection and training thus fostering and ensuring projects’ identity and quality.

Organized by Apordoc – Associação pelo Documentário and taking place in the scope of Nebulae, the industry programme of Doclisboa – International Film Festival, Arché has the support of Ibermedia Programme, and targests directors, producers, film critics and researchers as well as other film professionals.

Arché’s key aims are

Arché consists of the following activities

Arché is exclusive to directors from Ibero-American countries and Italy with projects in writing and development stage and editing and post-production stages.

In 2020, Arché will take place between October 22nd and November 6th.

This Film Is About Me, by Alexis Delgado, La Vida en Común, by Ezequiel Yanco, Campo, by Tiago Hespanha or The Metamorphosis of Birds, by Catarina Vasconcelos, premiered in the section Encounters of Berlinale 2020, are among the films that participated in former editions of Arché since its creation in 2015.