Rita Azevedo Gomes (Portugal)

Rita Azevedo Gomes is a versatile and independent artist whose enduring interest is in exploring new avenues of expression. Her career dates from the early 1970s and spans cinema, theatre and opera. For over 30 years she worked closely with João Bénard da Costa, first in the Gulbenkian Foundation’s Cinema Department and then, after 1993, at the Cinemateca Portuguesa. During this time she has established a solid reputation for her graphic design work in film catalogues and cinema-related publications. Her films have been screened and acclaimed in international film festivals - Venice, Montreal, Bafici, Turin, Viennale, Jeonju, Doc Lisboa, Marseille, Cinesul Rio, to name a few - and distributed in Portugal, France and Spain. In 2014, Bafici organized a full retrospective of her work. Rita Azevedo Gomes works as a programmer for the Cinemateca Portuguesa. She also develops artistic projects in Theatre and Opera.

Filmography

  • Danses Macabres, squelettes et autres fantaisies
    2019
  • The Portoguese Woman
    2018
  • Correspondences
    2016
  • A Woman's Revenge
    2012
  • The Invisible Collection
    2009
  • The 15th Stone: Manoel de Oliveira and João Bénard da Costa in Conversation
    2006
  • The Conquest of Faro
    2005
  • Altar
    2003
  • Fragile As The World
    2001
  • King Arthur
    1999
  • Intromissions, Congratulations Manoel de Oliveira
    1998
  • Cinema Goes to The Theatre
    1996
  • The Sound of The Earth Shaking
    1990

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