Daniel Ribas

Assistant Professor

Generic Bio

Daniel Ribas is a professor, programmer, and film writer. He is an Assistant Professor at the School of Arts, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, where he coordinates the Master in Cinema. He is also the Director of the Research Center in Science and Technology of the Arts. He has curated several film programs, particularly for Porto/Post/Doc, of which he was a member of the Artistic Direction between 2016 and 2018. He is currently a programmer at Curtas Vila do Conde IFF and Batalha Centro de Cinema. With a PhD in Cultural Studies from the Universities of Aveiro and Minho, he has written about Portuguese cinema and contemporary and experimental cinema. He regularly collaborates with PÚBLICO and has acted as an expert for the ICA and the European Commission.

Relevant publications

  • Ribas, D., & Cunha, P. (Eds.). (2020). Reframing Portuguese Cinema in the 21st Century. Curtas Metragens, CRL.
  • Ribas, D. (2019). Uma dramaturgia da violência: os filmes de João Canijo. Imprensa de HIstória Contemporânea.
  • Ribas, D., & Rodrigues, N. (2016). Laboratório Cinemático - Solar, 10 Anos. Curtas Metragens, CRL.
  • Ribas, D., & Cunha, P. (2017). Quebrando Tabus: Para uma Análise dos Modos de Produção no Cinema Português Contemporâneo. In F. García García & P. Alves (Eds.), Oficios del cine: manual para prácticas cinematográficas (pp. 453–490). ICONO14/CITCEM.
  • Ribas, D. (2016). Na Solidão de um Campo de Batalha: José Fonseca e Costa, um autor. In J. M. Costa (Ed.), José Fonseca e Costa (pp. 205–244). Cinemateca Portuguesa - Museu do Cinema.
  • Ribas, D. (2013). 2000-2009: O Cinema do Futuro. In P. Cunha & M. Sales (Eds.), Cinema Português: Um Guia Essencial (pp. 268–299). Sesi/SP.

Areas of scientific interest

  • portuguese cinema;
  • contemporary and experimental cinema;
  • art and cinema;
  • hybrid cinema (post-documentary);
  • cultural studies.

Theses as supervisor
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