Cláudia Alves (Portugal)

Cláudia Alves (Lisbon, 1980) is a visual artist and filmmaker based in Portugal. She studied documentary filmmaking at the International Film School of San Antonio de Los Baños (Cuba). Earlier she graduated from the Fine Arts Faculty of Lisbon and has also studied in the Fine Arts’ Academy of Brera, Milan.

Cláudia worked in several short and medium-length films as director and cinematographer in Portugal, Brazil and Cuba. Her documentaries have been broadcasted in Portuguese Television and screened in numerous international film festivals. Tales on Blindness (2014) is her first feature-length documentary.


  • A Ocasião / The Occasion
  • A Ocasião Seguinte / The Next Occasion
  • Refeição / Lunch time
  • Pasajeros / Passengers
  • For my grandmother II
  • Brigada Intramuros / Intra-Walls Brigade
  • El Cartero / The Postman
  • Compacta y Revolutionaria / Compact and Revolutionary
  • Sobre Viver / Living on
  • Tales on Blindness
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