jury. The awards show gives out prizes in various categories such as Best Film by a Portuguese Directory, Best Film about the Algarve and Best Film about Nature. The most popular category among these awards however, is the Best Film with a Message of Love and Peace among Men. All the films screened at this festival are presented in their original language along with subtitles in either Portuguese or English.
In addition to the short films and its award ceremony, the Algarve International Film Festival is also known for its regional presentations and screenings. The regional events and presentations are divided into various categories according to different factors, like the towns from which they originate.
Across the years, the towns of Lagos, Alvor, Portimao, Monchique, Mexilhoeira da Carregacao, Mexillhoeira Grande, Albufeira, Messines, Silves, Guja, Faro,