New Directors | doclisboa
With the end of a cycle, a new path begins. In doclisboa’s Closing Cerimony, the new directors of the festival were announced: Joana Gusmão, Joana Sousa and Miguel Ribeiro.
Joana Gusmão studied English Literat
Joana de Sousa is a filmmaker and film curator. She holds a degree in Communication Sciences from the NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities. Right after finishing her studies, in 2010, she worked as a producer in two editions of Queer Lisboa – International Queer Film Festival. Since 2011, she is a member of Rabbit Hole, a Lisbon-based collective and artistic platform for creation and experimentation. In 2012, she was awarded a scholarship to attend the international MA in Documentary Filmmaking – DocNomads. Her graduation film, Bétail (2014), was screened and awarded in several film festivals worldwide. She is currently Programme Coordinator and Programmer of Doclisboa – International Film Festival and has participated as a curator and jury in festivals and art spaces in Lisbon, Oporto, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Tel Aviv and Copenhagen.
Born in Lisbon, Portugal, Miguel Ribeiro studied Communication Sciences, in NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities. Since 2012 and until now, he is holding duties as a programmer and programme coordinator of Doclisboa – International Film Festival. He is also currently part of the executive board of Apordoc – The Portuguese Documentary Association.
He is a former member of the artistic collective Rabbit Hole, an artistic platform and collective for creation, experimentation and curatorship. Through several collaborations, Miguel has developed a series of curatorial programmes between film, performance and visual arts and is a regular presence in panels, talks and festival juries – such as Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival, Janela Internacional de Cinema do Recife, Málaga Film Festival, among others.