Inês T. Alves
Inês T. Alves (Portugal, 1987) studied Cultural Narratives at the Nova University of Lisbon (FCSH), Santiago de Compostela University (Spain) and Bergamo University (Italy). She also studied Documentary Film at the University of the Arts London, with a Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation' Scholarship. Apart from her filmmaker career, she develops film workshops with different communities and all ages, having collaborated with several associations. She is one of the founders of MOVIMENTO, a collaborative film workshop that happens every year in Portugal since 2015 Her short films were exhibited in several film festivals in Portugal and abroad. Her short documentary, Around Corners, about the post-colonial city of Maputo (Mozambique) in relationship to her family memories, won the New Cinema Award in Porto/Post/Doc Festival (Portugal) Juunt Pastaza Entsari (Waters of Pastaza) is her first feature film.