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.

(Year/ Original title/ English title / Running time)

2014 - Tales on Blindness (107’)
2012 - Sobre Viver / Living on (51')
2011 - Compacta y Revolutionaria / Compact and Revolutionary (33’)
2011 - El Cartero / The Postman (10’)
2010 - Brigada Intramuros / Intra-Walls Brigade (16’)
2010 - For my grandmother II (8’)
2009 - Pasajeros / Passengers (13’)
2009 - Refeição / Lunch time (4’)
2008 - A Ocasião Seguinte / The Next Occasion (36’)
2005 - A Ocasião / The Occasion (48’)

Doc Alliance Members

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