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.

Filmography

  • A Ocasião / The Occasion
    2005
  • A Ocasião Seguinte / The Next Occasion
    2008
  • Refeição / Lunch time
    2009
  • Pasajeros / Passengers
    2009
  • For my grandmother II
    2010
  • Brigada Intramuros / Intra-Walls Brigade
    2010
  • El Cartero / The Postman
    2011
  • Compacta y Revolutionaria / Compact and Revolutionary
    2011
  • Sobre Viver / Living on
    2012
  • Tales on Blindness
    2014

Doc Alliance Members

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