Fri 15 May, 14:00 – 14:45 at University of Edinburgh

Catarina Mourão – Portugal – 45m

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Catarina Mourão studied Music, Law and Film (MA Bristol University). In 1998 she was founder of AporDOC, Portuguese Documentary Association teaches Film and Documentary since 2000. In 2000 with another filmmaker (Catarina Alves Costa) they started Laranja Azul, an independent production company for creative documentary and visual arts in Lisbon.

Presently after some years of teaching and filming she decided to become a student again and go back to experimentation with film. Currently doing a practice based Phd in Film at the University of Edinburgh, working with family archives and old family albums, and has just completed her latest feature documentary ‘The Wolf’s Laird’ (A Toca do Lobo). She is trying to build a journey in time between Portugal during Fascism and today, filling gaps of loss memory through recollection of dreams, small details, found in these old images and how they are perceived today.