Setúbal, the headquarters of the International Film Festival, is the centre of a vast region of unique characteristics, both in its landscape that greatly justifies its tourist vocation, and in its economic diversity, divided between traditional activities, such as fishing and agriculture, and the most modern industry. Located at around 40 Kilometres from Lisbon, the city it is also the capital of the District of Setúbal, whose vast area extends between the rivers Tejo and Sado, constituting one of the most productive regions of the country's central area.
- Official Section (Competitive)
- Informative Section (includes retrospectives distinguished by their artistic or historical importance and deserving public recognition)
The International Jury awards the following prizes: Gold Dolphin (Grand Prize) and Silver Dolphin being the Dolphin the symbol of the Festival.