Ricardo Vieira Lisboa
Born in Lisbon, 1991. Ricardo Vieira Lisboa hold an undergraduate and master's degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (from Instituto Superior Técnico) and a master's degree in Cinema — Directing and Dramaturgy (from Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema) with a thesis on "Film Preservation as Re-choreography in Bárbara Virgína's 'Três Dias sem Deus'". Works as a film programmer for IndieLisboa - International Film Festival and Reverso Festival and occasionally as a curator for the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. He is a film critic for À Pala de Walsh, a website he co-edits and co-founded. He has developed several papers and academic articles on the history of Portuguese film and film preservation and restoration, as well as participated and moderated several round tables and countless Q&A's in film sessions. As a director, he has produced and directed experimental short-films and video essays such as "Le métro, Vieira da Silva" (2016), "Children, Madonna and Child, Death and Transfiguration" (2016) and "Cigarro Azul" (2017), which have played in national and international film festivals.