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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