Rita Azevedo Gomes
Rita Azevedo Gomes is a versatile and independent filmmaker exploring new forms of expression. Since the 1970s her activities encompass areas such as Theater, Opera, Graphic Design, and Cinema. She worked alongside João Bénard da Costa at the Service Cinema of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and at the Portuguese Cinematheque –Cinema Museum.
She has received critical acclaim and awards for her films in several countries and Festivals – Locarno, Venice, Montreal, Rotterdam, Bafici, Buenos Aires, Turin, Viennale, Jeonju, Doc Lisboa, Marseille, Cinesul Rio, Japan, etc.
She currently works in the Permanent Programming Department of the Portuguese Cinematheque–Cinema Museum.