Manuel Mozos
(Portugal)

Manuel Mozos was born in Lisbon in 1959. He graduated in Cinema in 1984 at the Escola de Cinema do Conservatório de Lisboa (National Film School). He then worked with several prominent portuguese directors as Editor, Scriptwriter or Assistant director.

He has also worked in theater and maintains a regular collaboration with various publications, schools, universities, cultural associations, film societies and festivals.

Since 2002 he works in ANIM, the film archives of the Portuguese Cinematheque on the identification, preservation and restoration of 35mm and 16mm films.

As a director, his first work was A STEP, THEN ANOTHER STEP... (1989) which won the Award for Best Foreign Film at Entrevues, Belfort Film Festival in 1990. Since then he has directed over twenty films ranging from fiction to documentary, both shorts and features. Among those the most influential fiction features are: WHEN IT THUNDERS (1999), XAVIER (2002) and 4 HEARTS (2008) and the documentaries: LISBON IN CINEMA (1994), PORTUGUESE CINEMA - DIALOGUES WITH JOÃO BÉNARD DA COSTA (1997) and RUINS (2009) which on several awards in film festivals.

His latest documentary, JOÃO BÉNARD DA COSTA - OTHERS WILL LOVE THE THINGS I HAVE LOVED, on the life the great director of the Portuguese Cinematheque, premiered in 2014.

Filmography
Sophia, Na Primeira Pessoa
2019
Ramiro
2017
Cinzas e Brazas
2015
Cinema: Alguns Cortes - Censura III
2015
João Bénard da Costa - Others Will Love The Things I Have Loved
2014
Cinema: Alguns Cortes - Censura II
2014
Tony
2009
Ruínas
2009
4 Copas
2008
Diana
2007
Crescei e Multiplicai-vos
2000
...Quando Troveja
1999
Censura: Alguns Cortes
1999
José Cardoso Pires - Diário de Bordo
1998
Cinema Português?
1997
Solitarium
1996
Xavier
1992
Um Passo, Outro Passo e Depois...
1989

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